Britain's Greatest Defeat: Singapore 1942

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A&C Black, Jan 1, 2006 - History - 370 pages
New in paperback, The pre-eminent history of a military disaster. A masterful analysis of events.
 

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Contents

British Malaya
1
The Rise of the Japanese Empire
11
The Defence of Malaya
23
Preparations for War
39
The Japanese Onslaught
59
Jitra
79
Retreat
97
Perak and Pahang
111
The Road to Johore
147
Capitulation
253
Aftermath
271
The Fall of Singapore
289
Appendices
297
Notes
311
Bibliography
345
Index
355

Slim River
129

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Alan Warren is a lecturer in history at Monash University, Australia. He is also the author of Wazirista, The faqir of Ipi and the Indian Army.

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