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The Battle Of Kampar Troop Positions 30 December 1941 To 2 January 1942
The illustration shows the troop positions and the route of the Japanese Army as the invaders moved towards south of Malaya.
The Battle of Kampar broke out on the night of 29 December 1941, the day after the Japanese occupied Ipoh. The British battallion, under the inspiring leadership of Lt.Col. Morrison, defended the town very well, inflicting heavy losses on the Japanese. When New Year was ushered in, many soldiers, both Japanese and British, had been killed or wounded.
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