Gurkhas on AA duty with Bren guns. Malaya, 17th December 1941. (IWM) Source

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Two Royal Netherlands East Indies Army Air Force (Militaire Luchtvaart van het Koninklijk Nederlands-Indisch Leger, ML-KNIL) Martin 166 (139WH) bombers in flight over Malaya, in January 1942 (IWM) Note: The photo was taken just before they were re-called to Java. Both aircraft are ML-KNIL 1-VlG-III, operated from Sembawang, Singapore, at that time. The M556 crashed […]

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July 31, 1965. Two Hawker Hunters from 20th Squadron sweeping Pulau Tioman during an anti-terrorist patrol over Malaya in August 1965. The single-seater Hunter was introduced into service in 1954 as a maneuverable daytime interceptor aircraft, quickly succeeding to the RAF's first-generation jet hunters such as the Gloster Meteor and the De Havilland Venom. All […]

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