Disaster in the Far East 1940-1942


The Defence of Malaya, Japanese Capture of Hong Kong and the Fall of Singapore

Edited by: John Grehan, Martin Mace
Supplied by: Pen and Sword

Format: Hardback
Series: Despatches from the Front
Pages: 516
ISBN: 9781783462094
Published: 26th February 2015
RRP / Print Price: £30.00

Current purchase price:
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Disaster in the Far East 1940-1942

Despatches in this volume include reports from the Far East between October 1940 and December 1941, by Air Chief Marshal Sir Robert Brooke-Popham; the despatch on operations in Hong Kong between 8 and 25 December 1941, by Major-General C.M. Maltby, General Officer Commanding British Troops in China; the report on the air operations during the campaigns in Malaya and Netherland East Indies between December 1941 and March 1942; and the important despatch by Percival detailing the fall of Malaya and Fortress Singapore.

This unique collection of original documents will prove to be an invaluable resource for historians, students and all those interested in what was one of the most significant periods in British military history.

 




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