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Heroism and surrender in World War II

Author: Colin Smith
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Penguin, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Using material from many sources, Smith tells the story of the fall of Singapore. Alongside cowardice and incompetence, are forgotten acts of enormous heroism; treachery yet heart-rending loyalty; compassion as well as brutality from the bravest and most capricious enemy the British ever had to face. Originally published: London: Viking, 2005.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Smith
ISBN: 0141010363 9780141010366
OCLC Number: 851801064
Language Note: English.
Description: 628 pages ; 198 x 130 mm
Responsibility: Colin Smith.

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The Japanese had promised that there would be no Dunkirk in Singapore, and its fall led to imprisonment, torture, and death for thousands of allied men and women. With material from British,  Read more...

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