The Long, Long War: The Emergency in Malaya, 1948-1960 :: Richard Clutterbuck soon to be presented for sale on the terrific BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Cassell, 1967, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Timeline; Maps; List of abbreviations; Appendices (2);
From the cover: This is the first full account of an Emergency which lasted longer than both World Wars, a campaign in which British forces gave a brilliant lead to the free world in proving methods to defeat communist aggression a lead which tragically has not always been followed elsewhere.
Brigadier Clutterbuck, who served in Malaya, traces the growth of the insurgency from pre-war days to its ultimate rejection by the Malaysians themselves. Soon after the liberation of Malaya from the Japanese, British forces were themselves on the defensive as the former Malayan Peoples Anti-Japanese Army, nourished on the gospels of Mao Tse-tungs Guerrilla Warfare, sought to oust th…
Introduction by: Robert Thompson
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently faded at the spine of the dust wrapper, now wrapped in a removable protective sleeve, with a small closed tear to the head of the lower panel. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block. Text complete, clean and tight.
Green boards with Silver titling to the Spine. (xiv) 206 pages. Index. Bibliography. 8½” x 5½”.
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