Why Malaysians should visit war memorials in the country


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With modern-day comforts and the sight of skyscrapers in cities, it might be hard to fathom that Malaysia was once war-torn.

Some of us might have heard from our grandparents devastating stories of the Japanese Occupation during World War II. While those tumultuous times are now fodder for history textbooks, physical remnants of that past can still be found in some parts of the country.

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