Military uniform collector

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09 Feb 2023 | COMMUNITY

Military uniform collector

Avid military memorabilia collector CPT (Ret) Alvin Lee has amassed over 200 military uniforms from World War II era to modern days.

//Producer Koh Eng Beng

//Cameraman Alvin Fung & Zakee Teo

In Episode 1, Captain (CPT) (Ret) Alvin Lee shares his collection of vintage Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) uniforms – the Temasek Green and the woodlands camouflage.

In Episode 2, he is dressed up as an American paratrooper from World War II. He also shows British and Japanese uniforms used during the Battle of Singapore.

In episode 3, he tells the story of how the Malay Regiment defended Singapore bravely during the Japanese invasion of Singapore in 1942.


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