Remembering the British Indian Army's fight during the Japanese Occupation of Malaya

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  • Wednesday, 30 Sep 2020

The landing of the British Indian Army on Morib beach during the Japanese Occupation should go down in the annals of Malaysian history. — Royal Engineers Journal

On Sept 9,1945,46 British Indian Army battalions comprising 42,651 army personnel and 3,698 armoured vehicles landed in Morib, Selangor.

The covert operation was part of the British Army's Operation Zipper to invade either Port Swettenham (now Port Klang) or Port Dickson during the Japanese Occupation.

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