The Fall of Singapore - Frank OwenQuality Book Club, 1960, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dustwrapper. Dustwrapper a little rubbed at the edges. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Pages lightly age-tanned.
Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “This is an Angry Story. Here, at last, is the truth — told vividly and often very intimately through the personal experiences of men and women who were there, on the spot — of Britain’s most crushing military disaster. This was the Malayan Campaign in the Far East, 1941-1942. It ended, incredibly, after only seventy days of fighting, with the humiliating surrender of that long-boasted ‘impregnable British citadel, Fortress Singapore. At the very hour of disaster, the garrison actually still outnumbered the besiegers.”
Size: 8" x 5¼"
Number of Pages: 207
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