Singapore 1941-1942: Revised Edition

Singapore 1941-1942: Revised Edition

by Louis Allen
     
 

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Winston Churchill described the loss of Singapore as the greatest disaster ever to befall British arms. Louis Allen analyzes the remote political causes of the Japanese campaign, gives an account of the events of the campaign, and then attempts to apportion responsibility for the defeat.See more details below

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Winston Churchill described the loss of Singapore as the greatest disaster ever to befall British arms. Louis Allen analyzes the remote political causes of the Japanese campaign, gives an account of the events of the campaign, and then attempts to apportion responsibility for the defeat.

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First published in 1977, this work is reissued with a new introduction to mark the 50th anniversary of the fall of Singapore, the loss of which Winston Churchill described as the greatest disaster ever to befall British arms. It draws on both British and Japanese documentary sources to chronicle and analyze the event. Distributed in the US by ISBS. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9781135194253
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/05/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
360
File size:
1 MB

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