Daily Archives: 2015-03-08

Elizabeth Choy – Singapore’s War Heroine, Politician and Teacher

Today (3 March) is International Women’s Day. This Women’s Day, let us celebrate the life of one of our own heroine, Mrs Elizabeth Choy Yong Su Moi. Mrs Choy’s psychological resilience and valor helped her endure the relentless Kempeitai* during the Japanese Occupation. She spent almost 200 days at the hands of the Japanese occupiers but never once did she …

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