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Singapore 1942 : Britain's greatest defeat

Author: Alan Warren
Publisher: Singapore : Talisman ; South Yarra, Vic., Australia : Hardie Grant Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The surrender of Singapore in 1942, with the capture of over 100,000 men, was one of the most humiliating defeats in British history. Based on original records, this book shows what went wrong and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Warren, Alan.
Singapore 1942.
Singapore : Talisman ; South Yarra, Vic., Australia : Hardie Grant Books 2002
(OCoLC)606631895
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Warren
ISBN: 9810453205 9789810453206
OCLC Number: 49392606
Description: xiii, 370 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1 British Malaya --
2 The Rise of the Japanese Empire 11 --
3 The Defence of Malaya 23 --
4 Preparations for War 39 --
5 The Japanese Onslaught 59 --
6 Jitra 79 --
7 Retreat 97 --
8 Perak and Pahangm --
9 Slim River 129 --
10 The Road to Johore 147 --
11 The Road from Bakri 163 --
12 The Loss of the Mainland 183 --
13 Singapore Island 203 --
14 Across the Johore Strait 221 --
15 Bukit Timah 237 --
16 Capitulation 253 --
17 Aftermath 271 --
18 The Fall of Singapore 289.
Responsibility: Alan Warren.
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