Malaya's Secret Police 1945-60: The Role Of The Special Branch In The Malayan Emergency


by Comber, Leon

Malaya's Secret Police 1945-60: The Role Of The Special Branch In The Malayan Emergency

Price:  US$23.92   (SGD29.90*)
Format:  Paper Back, 324 pages
Published:  2008, Singapore, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9789812308153
SB#:  044186 (130)

About This Book

The Special Branch of the Malayan Police Force is widely acknowledged as having had a pivotal role in the Malayan Emergency 1948-60. This detailed account by a former Special Branch officer explores the background and rationale of Special Branch activities and formation. Problems of recruitment, planning, leadership and cooperative action policies are discussed. This book adds to the vast literature on the Communist insurgency in Malaya and will also be relevant in contemporary discussion of ongoing terrorism and/or insurgencies. With glossary, extensive notes, bibliography and index.


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