The Malayan Emergency
The Crucial Years: 1949-53
Imprint: Pen and Sword Military
256 Pages, 7.4 x 9.6 in, 250 mono integrated
- June 2022
- In Stock
1st Battalion The Suffolk Regiment was just one of many British units involved in this successful campaign, known as the Malayan Emergency. Their tour between 1949 and 1953 coincided with the most crucial years when the future of the country and, arguably, the South East Asia region lay in the balance.
As this book describes in words and superb contemporary images how the Battalion, the majority of whom were National Servicemen, operated under the most demanding jungle and climatic conditions, earning itself an enviable reputation. The Battalion’s experiences are well recorded here and typify those of tens of thousand servicemen whose efforts secured a unique victory.
"Recommended." ~AMPS Indianapolis
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