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Karl Hack, Kevin Blackburn. How does one answer the question - Did Singapore have to fall?

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. How does one answer the question - Did Singapore have to fall? Was the final outcome a result of a breakdown in discipline in the Commonwealth troops in the final days of the campaign? Was it because of poorer generalship?

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This book provides a sophisticated summary of up-to-date knowledge on the Fall of Singapore, including the critical . A focus on the role of Churchill, and on his understanding of the guns and Singapore's fortifications, makes the Fortress central to understanding why and how Singapore fell as it did. The book includes a range of quotations that give the flavour of the time and the essence of the debates

Karl Anthony Hack is a British historian and academic, who . Did Singapore have to fall? Churchill and the impregnable fortress. London: RoutledgeCurzon.

Karl Anthony Hack is a British historian and academic, who specialises in the history of Southeast Asia, the British Empire, and of insurgency and counter-insurgency. Together with Dr Kevin Blackburn of NTU, Dr Hack led the historical consultancy behind the new Singapore heritage site, the Johore Battery, which opened in 2002.

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oceedings{Hack2003DidSH, title {Did Singapore Have to Fall?: Churchill and the Impregnable Fortress}, author {Karl Hack and Kevin Blackburn}, year {2003} . It covers everything from prewar planning to postwar memory, and especially shows how Churchill's conception of the island as a fortress impacted on planning.

Blackburn, . Hack, K. (2004). Did Singapore Have to Fall?. The book includes a range of quotations that give the flavour of the time and the essence of the debates.

But it also unveils the relationship between 'Fortress Singapore' and the Fall

But it also unveils the relationship between 'Fortress Singapore' and the Fall. It shows that Churchill was against a long battle for north Malaya. In his mind's eye, Singapore remained a fortress with a moat and huge coastal gums.

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 understanding why and how Singapore fell as it did. The book includes a range of quotations that give the flavour of the time and the essence of the debates. No other book allows the reader to get a clear overview of the base, the plans, the campaign, the guns and the remaining heritage, all in one place.
Did Singapore Have to Fall?: Churchill and the Impregnable Fortress download epub
Humanities
Author: Kevin Blackburn,Karl Hack
ISBN: 0415374146
Category: Other
Subcategory: Humanities
Language: English
Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (July 23, 2005)
Pages: 324 pages