Secrets Of The Battlebox


by Bose, Romen

Secrets Of The Battlebox

Price:  US$14.40   (SGD18.00*)
Format:  Paper Back, 141 pages
Published:  2011, Singapore, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9789814328548
SB#:  037299 (113)

About This Book

2011 reissue of the 2005 softback which tells the tale of the Battlebox on Fort Canning Hill, Singapore. The area was sealed for many years but became known to the public in 1988 and is now a museum. The accessible account uses interviews, memoirs and othe primary and recently released source material to reconstruct events and discussions which took place in the underground complex in February 1942. In the Battlebox the Allied military commanders finally decided on 14 February to surrender to the Japanese. There is a brief summary of post-Occupation events at the site. With black-and-white archival photographs, chronology and bibliography.


* Actual charges are made in Singapore Dollars (SGD).   SGD1.00 = US$0.80