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1942 in Southeast Asia - 1942 in Malaysia, 1942 in Singapore, 1942 in the Philippines, Philippines Campaign, Battle of Singapore (Paperback) Loot Price: R275
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1942 in Southeast Asia - 1942 in Malaysia, 1942 in Singapore, 1942 in the Philippines, Philippines Campaign, Battle of...

1942 in Southeast Asia - 1942 in Malaysia, 1942 in Singapore, 1942 in the Philippines, Philippines Campaign, Battle of Singapore (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 108. Not illustrated. Chapters: 1942 in Malaysia, 1942 in Singapore, 1942 in the Philippines, Philippines Campaign, Battle of Singapore, Battle of Bataan, Battle of Malaya, Battle of Corregidor, Bataan Death March, Angels of Bataan, Battle of Kranji, Battle of Borneo, American-British-Dutch-Australian Command, Battle of Pasir Panjang, Malinta Tunnel, Battle of Sarimbun Beach, Japanese Occupation of Malaya, North Borneo and Sarawak, Parit Sulong Massacre, Battle of Bukit Timah. Excerpt: The Philippines Campaign (19411942) or the Battle of the Philippines was the invasion of the Philippines by Japan in 19411942 and the defense of the islands by Filipino and United States forces. The defending forces outnumbered the Japanese invaders by 3:2, but were poorly trained and equipped, while the Japanese used their best first-line troops at the outset of the campaign. The Japanese 14th Army also concentrated its forces in the first month of the campaign, enabling it to swiftly overrun most of Luzon. The Japanese high command, believing they had won the campaign, made a strategic decision to advance by a month their timetable of operations in Borneo and Indonesia, withdrawing their best division and the bulk of their airpower in early January 1942. This, coupled with the decision of the defenders to withdraw into a defensive holding position in the Bataan Peninsula, enabled the Americans and Filipinos to successfully hold out for four more months. The Japanese planned to occupy the Philippines as part of their plan for a "Greater East Asia War" in which their Southern Expeditionary Army Group seized sources of raw materials in Malaya and the Netherlands East Indies while the Combined Fleet neutralized the United States Pacific Fleet. The Southern Expeditionary Army was created on 6 November 1934, commanded by Gen. Count Hisaichi Terauchi, w...

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 110
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-10468-0
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-158-10468-5
Barcode: 9781158104680

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