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Singapore was an impregnable fortress for Australia.

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Q: What impact did the fall of Singapore have on Australia during World War 2?
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The Singapore Strategy involved the defence of Australia prior to and during World War II by fortifying Singapore. However, ultimately there was insufficient defensive power to prevent the fall of Singapore. Australia lacked suitable strategy despite warnings that, should Singapore fall to the Japanese (which it did), there would be no guarantee of sufficient naval power from Britain to defend Australia. Australia's strategy was supposed to be gradually building its naval defence.

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Why did Australia begin to look to the US instead of England during ww2?

Australia had always relied upon England to come to its defence. England was the "Mother Country", the founder of Australia, and one of its chief allies. However, during World War II, England's power base was eroded with the fall of Singapore to the Japanese, and its morale eroded badly. It was busy engaging in war with Germany on the other side of the world, and defending its own turf; thus it did not have the resources to come to Australia's aid when Singapore fell to the Japanese. This is why Australia then turned to the USA.

How did the tie between the US and Australia formed during World War 2 effect the economic growth of post World War 2 Australia?

The tie between USA and Australia (ANZUS) is a military tie. It has nothing to do with or impact on Australia's economic growth post World War II. The USA is not a major trading partner of Australia.

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How did World War 2 impact on people lives in Australia?

World War 2 has made an signifinent impact to Australia. The people of Australia that fought in World War 2 has changed lives of australian's and has made a difference of the world. It has cause less war between countries and has shown countries how horrible war is.

Was Dr. Tarani kanta roy from Indian military serving in Singapore during world war 2 and died in a blast in a hospital in Singapore and if having a grave in Singapore?

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Where is Singapore and why was it important in World War 2?

Singapore is in South-East Asia sandwiched between Malaysia,Indonesia and probably the Philippines. The closest Caucasian country is Australia,in fact,many actually have stopovers in Singapore before going to the land down under. Singapore was occupied by the Japanese during World War II.During that time it was colonised by the British.Singapore suffered alot just like any other war victims.Speaking of which,there should be more female rulers,then this world would have everlasting peace!!!!

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