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ELEVEN MONTHS IN MALAYA September 1945 to August 1946

By: Holder R. W.

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Editions Didier Millet KL: 2005

Edition: 1st English

Seller ID: 2016020


This is the story of a British artillery regiment sent to Ipoh in Malaya after the second world war to establish post war conditions. Led by their young commanding officer, soldiers who in civilian life were surveyors, engineers, lawyers, teachers, shopkeepers, accountants and students succeeded with the help of local people in carrying out their unconventional tasks, often using means which were equally unconventional. View more info

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THE FIGHT FOR MALAYA The Jungle War of Maurice Cotterill

By: Holder R.W.

Price: $79.00

Publisher: Editions Didier Millet KL: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012256


A gripping chronicle of one man's survival in a period of chaos and deprivation, before the post war progress of Malaysia towards independence and a new era. View more info

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IMPERIAL SUNSET Frontier Soldiering in the 20th Century

By: Lunt James

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Macdonald, London: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012424


A first hand account of frontier soldiering in war and peace in the 20th century. An account which recalls the experiences of officers and NCO's seconded from the British Army to serve on loan to such locally enlisted forces as the Iraq Levies, the King's African Rifles, the Sudan Defence Force and the Burma Rifles. Includes many b/w photographs supporting the text. View more info

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THREE DAYS TO PEARL Incredible Encounter on the Eve of War

By: Shepherd Peter J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, USA: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012197


As a young Royal Air Force technician stationed in Malaya in 1941, Peter Shepherd was ordered on a clandestine mission to Japanese occuped Indo China where he heard about a Japanese naval task force secretly on its way to Hawaii to annihilate the U.S. Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor. He also learned of Japan's plan to simultaneously decimate Royal Air Force installations throughout Malaya and Singapore Island.Shepherd tells his compelling story as he experienced it, with ... View more info