Singapore's Dunkirk: The Aftermath of the Fall

Singapore's Dunkirk: The Aftermath of the Fall

By: Geoffrey Brooke (author)Hardback

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When Singapore fell so ignominiously to the Japanese in February 1942, many tens of thousands of men, women and children were left to their own devices. To stay in Singapore meant certain captivity. This book tells of some of the remarkable and shocking experiences that lay in store for those who decided to escape by whatever means. A shocking and inspiring book that embraces great courage and endurance.

About Author

Educated at Dartmouth Naval College, Geoffrey Brook made the Royal Navy his career. He served on the mighty Prince of Wales and made a daring escape from Singapore, via Sumatra and 37 days later to Ceylon in a small malay boat. He served on the Arctic convoys and in the Far East. An Olympic pentathlete he went into advertising after he left the Navy. He is the author of two other books and has written numerous articles for magazines and journals. Now retired he lives at Balcombe in Sussex.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780850529715
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780850529715
  • weight: 567
  • ISBN10: 0850529719

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