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Disaster in Malaya – The sinking of Force “Z”

As tensions rose with Japan in the fall of 1941, Britain strained to enhance its defenses in the Far-East. The British strategy hinged on the entire main fleet arriving from England to assist in the defense of Singapore, but unfortunately, … Continue reading

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The Zero Ambush…

Fragment from “The Java Gold – Chapter 10: The Ordeal”  … Commander Takeo Shibata, commanding officer of the 3rd Naval Air Group, Imperial Japanese Navy, yawned as he sat behind his desk. He had been ready to go to bed … Continue reading

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