The volume Campaigns in South-East Asia 1941-42 describes the expulsion of the British Commonwealth Forces from South East Asia by the Japanese. In the way it is a story of military debacle suffered by the British. The narrative outlines the rapid withdrawal of the Indian. British and Australian forces from Malaya and Singapore. The British were compelled to surrender a vast land mass of Asia from the Netherlands East Indies to Burma to the Japanese.
Campaigns in South-East Asia 1941-42 is out of print for some time. In view of the demand of the readers the History Division, Ministry of Defence have decided to reprint it.
Author: Bisheshwar Prasad, General Editor
Features: HB, PP