Singapore 1941-1942
Singapore 1941-1942
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Singapore 1941-1942

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Allen Louis

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Singapore 1941-1942

Revised Edition

Allen Louis

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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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Publisher
Routledge
Year
2013
ISBN
9781135194253

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  • ABCD powers, 82
  • Acheson, Dean, 71
  • Aircraft: recommended Malaya establishment, 4951; actual establishment, 513; obsolescence of most types, 52; lack of night fighters criticized, 2223; losses during campaign, 270, 300; Vlieland’s views on air defence, 2434; Percival’s views on air defence (1937 lecture), 282, 2845. See also Royal Air Force
    • types: Avro Lancaster, bomber, 39n.; Brewster Buffalo, fighter, 52, 223; Bristol Blenheim, bomber, 33, sights and reports invasion fleet, 109; Consolidated Catalina, rescue/reconnaissance flying-boat, sent to shadow invasion fleet, 106, shot down, 107; Fairey Swordfish, torpedo bomber, 52; Hawker Hurricane, fighter, 33, 132, 155, diverted to Russia, 50, comparison with Zero, 52, patrols over Singapore, 171; Lockheed Hudson, bomber, 109n., sights invasion fleet, 1056, attacks by, on invasion force, 118, 244; Mitsubishi Zero, Japanese fighter, comparison with Hurricane, 52, seareconnaissance variant (getabaki), 107; Vickers Wildebeeste, bomber, 52, attacks by, on invasion force, 118
  • Air raids, 2203; casualties, 21; precautions, 2202; absence of night fighters, 2223
  • Akagi, cruiser, 33
  • Alanbrooke, Field-Marshal Viscount, 230
  • Alor Star, 47, 108, 114, 115, 123, 129, 134, 2368, 299; airfield evacuated, 128
  • American-British-Dutch-Australian Command (ABDA), 131, 201
  • Anambas Islands, 29
  • Andaman Islands, captured by Japanese, 32
  • Anderson, Lt-Col C. G. W., 157
  • Ando, Col, and Ando Force, 147, 149
  • Anglo-Japanese Alliance, 42, 135, 229; ending of, 37, 38, 42
  • Arabia, 2931
  • Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 53, 131, 135, 206
  • Arisue, Maj, 42, 113
  • Ar...

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