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Malaya and Singapore 1941–42: The fall of Britain’s empire in the East (Campaign, nr. 300)

De (autor) Ilustrat de Peter Dennis
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en Limba Engleză Paperback – 20 Oct 2016
For the British Empire it was a military disaster, but for Imperial Japan the conquest of Malaya was one of the pivotal campaigns of World War II. Giving birth to the myth of the Imperial Japanese Army's invincibility, the victory left both Burma and India open to invasion. Although heavily outnumbered, the Japanese Army fought fiercely to overcome the inept and shambolic defence offered by the British and Commonwealth forces.Detailed analysis of the conflict, combined with a heavy focus on the significance of the aerial campaign, help tell the fascinating story of the Japanese victory, from the initial landings in Thailand and Malaya through to the destruction of the Royal Navy's Force Z and the final fall of Singapore itself.
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781472811226
ISBN-10: 1472811224
Pagini: 96
Ilustrații: 65 b/w; 9 col
Dimensiuni: 184 x 248 x 8 mm
Greutate: 0.31 kg
Editura: Bloomsbury Publishing
Colecția Osprey Publishing
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Locul publicării: London, United Kingdom

Caracteristici

There has been increased interest in the Pacific campaigns since the release of the critically acclaimed HBO miniseries The Pacific, produced by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks.

Notă biografică

Mark E. Stille (Commander, United States Navy, retired) received his BA in History from the University of Maryland and also holds an MA from the Naval War College. He has worked in the intelligence community for 35 years including tours on the faculty of the Naval War College, on the Joint Staff and on US Navy ships. He is currently a senior analyst working in the Washington DC area. He is the author of numerous Osprey titles, focusing on naval history in the Pacific.Peter Dennis was born in 1950. Inspired by contemporary magazines such as Look and Learn he studied illustration at Liverpool Art College. Peter has since contributed to hundreds of books, predominantly on historical subjects, including many Osprey titles. A keen wargamer and modelmaker, he is based in Nottinghamshire, UK.

Cuprins

Origins of the campaign /Chronology /Opposing commanders /Opposing armies /Orders of battle /Opposing plans /The operation /Aftermath /The battlefields today /Further reading /Index