Japanese Policy Towards the Malayan Chinese 1941–1945

@article{Akashi1970JapanesePT,
  title={Japanese Policy Towards the Malayan Chinese 1941–1945},
  author={Yoji Akashi},
  journal={Journal of Southeast Asian Studies},
  year={1970},
  volume={1},
  pages={61 - 89}
}
  • Y. Akashi
  • Published 1 September 1970
  • History
  • Journal of Southeast Asian Studies
On February 15, 1942, it was all over for the British in Malaya; the British troops surrendered to the Japanese. The victorious Japanese troops entered Singapore on the sixty-ninth day after they landed on Songkhla in Thailand and on Koto Bharu in Malaya. Stunned but cheerful Malays and Indians greeted General Yamashita's conquering army as it entered the city. For a great majority of the Chinese, however, an air of uncertainty hung heavily upon them because they had been active, voluntarily or… 
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