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Fortress Singapore

Yap, Siang Yong.

Fortress Singapore

the battlefield guide

by Yap, Siang Yong.

  • 278 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Times Books International in Singapore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Singapore,
  • Singapore.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Singapore.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Battlefields -- Singapore -- Guidebooks.,
    • Historic sites -- Singapore -- Guidebooks.,
    • Singapore -- History -- Siege, 1942.,
    • Singapore -- Tours.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Yap Siang Yong, Romen Bose, Angeline Pang.
      GenreGuidebooks., Tours.
      ContributionsBose, Romen., Pang, Angeline.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD767.55 .Y37 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p. :
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1384869M
      ISBN 109812043659
      LC Control Number92942768

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