Download e-book for kindle: Sacrifice of Singapore: Churchill's Biggest Blunder by Michael Arnold

By Michael Arnold

ISBN-10: 9814302945

ISBN-13: 9789814302944

The destiny of Singapore was once sealed lengthy prior to the japanese assault in December 1941. The blame lay with British major Minister Winston Churchill who refused to hear warnings from army advisors to enhance defences in Singapore/Malaya, confident the japanese could by no means dare to assault a ‘white power’. captivated with beating German common Erwin Rommel, he poured into the center East vast assets that are supposed to have long past to the a ways East. even if while, necessarily, Singapore fell to the japanese in February 1942, Churchill tried to deflect feedback by means of accusing the defenders there of spineless capitulation.

lately published details from the place of work of Naval Intelligence in Washington finds that usa President Franklin Roosevelt not just knew of the approaching assault on Pearl Harbour yet truly instigated it. even supposing Roosevelt promised a protect of B-17 airplane for Singapore from Manila, basic Douglas MacArthur within the Philippines were instructed to do not anything till after the japanese assaults there and at Pearl Harbour in order that the U.S. may well declare an unprovoked attack that will let them claim struggle on Japan.

This publication offers an account of occasions in the course of global warfare II as they opened up in Malaya, Singapore and in other places on this planet ahead of the japanese assault, in addition to a close learn of the troops at the floor attacking and protecting Singapore.

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