Historical Sabah: The War


by Wong Tze Ken, Danny

Historical Sabah: The War

Price:  US$25.19   (SGD32.71*)
Format:  Hard Cover, 194 pages
Published:  2010, Malaysia, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9789833987375
SB#:  049655 (132)

About This Book

This carefully documented account of WWII and the Japanese Occupation in Sabah draws on all accessible records and archival material. The volume recounts: Japanese and anti-Japanese activities in Sabah 1937-41; the history of the North Borneo Volunteer Force 1938-42; the advent and course of the Occupation 1942-45, including the imposition of $50 million Blood Money; the tragedy of Allied POWs and the gallantry of Sabahans who helped them; the Uprisings of 1943 and 1945; the Death Marches of 1945; the Z Force and other guerrilla activities; the Sandakan massacres at the end of the War; a Japanese woman's memoir of life in Sabah; and the establishment of the Petagas War Memorial. With black-and-white photographs, listings of primary and secondary source material, and index.


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