Did Singapore Have to Fall?: Churchill and the Impregnable Fortress

Did Singapore Have to Fall Churchill and the Impregnable Fortress 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 an

  • Title: Did Singapore Have to Fall?: Churchill and the Impregnable Fortress
  • Author: Karl Hack Kevin Blackburn
  • ISBN: 9780415374149
  • Page: 370
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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 rangeThis 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.

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    1. 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? Was it because geopolitical events overtook the original considerations despite there being political will? Or was materiel committed yet wrongly deployed? Or perhaps Singapore was doomed from the start, going back to when it was wrongly conceived as a naval base and then wron [...]

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