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Malaya #5 Australian Army Campaigns Series

By: Brian Farrell and Garth Pratten

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Big Sky Publishing: 2011

Seller ID: 002602

ISBN: 0980567440

Condition: New


When Imperial Japan unleashed the Pacific War in December 1941, Australian forces went into action, as part of a larger British Empire force, to defend Malaya and Singapore. This reflected an Australian commitment to defending Australia by protecting its 'near north'. Unfortunately, Australian forces were compromised before they fired a shot by wider problems: the Allies were not ready for global war in late 1941, Australia lacked the forces to fill the gap in Southeast... View more info