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Britain's greatest defeat : Singapore 1942

Author: Alan Warren
Publisher: London ; New York, NY : Hambledon/Continuum, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on original records, this work shows what went wrong and how an outnumbered and poorly equipped Japanese invasion force swept to victory against a mixed army of British, Australian and Indian  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Warren
ISBN: 1852855975 9781852855970 185285328X 9781852853280
OCLC Number: 141856332
Notes: Originally published: Singapore : Talisman, 2002 under title: Singapore 1942 : Britain's greatest defeat.
Description: xiii, 370 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Illustrations; Maps; Introduction; 1 British Malaya; 2 The Rise of the Japanese Empire; 3 The Defence of Malaya; 4 Preparations for War; 5 The Japanese Onslaught; 6 Jitra; 7 Retreat; 8 Perak and Pahang; 9 Slim River; 10 The Road to Johore; 11 The Road from Bakri; 12 The Loss of the Mainland; 13 Singapore Island; 14 Across the Johore Strait; 15 Bukit Timah; 16 Capitulation; 17 Aftermath; 18 The Fall of Singapore; Appendices; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Other Titles: Singapore 1942
Responsibility: Alan Warren.
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