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  1. Forgotten Captives in Japanese-Occupied Asia

    Edited by Kevin Blackburn, Karl Hack

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Experiences of captivity in Japanese-occupied Asia varied enormously. Some prisoners of war (POWs) were sent to work in Japan, others to toil on the ‘Death Railway’ between Burma and Thailand. Some camps had death rates below 1 per cent, others of over 20 per cent. While POWs were deployed far and...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Did Singapore Have to Fall?

    Churchill and the Impregnable Fortress

    By Karl Hack, Kevin Blackburn

    This book provides a sophisticated summary of up-to-date knowledge on the Fall of Singapore, including the critical tensions between Churchill and local commanders. A focus on the role of Churchill, and on his understanding of the guns and Singapore's fortifications, makes the Fortress central to...

    Published September 20th 2005 by Routledge

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