BATTLE OF MALAYA: Whispers

When a Malayan Communist is shot by troops acting on information received from the public, the British say he was "killed by a whisper." One day last week a whisper reached the Suffolk Regiment's "B" Company that Communists were in the vicinity of Ulu Selangor. Next morning a party of three armed and uniformed male Communists and two women Communists walked into a British ambush on a hilltop rubber plantation. One woman, surprised, pulled a grenade from her blouse, flung it at the British and fled. British bullets brought down the others, among them Communist Commander Long Pin, No....

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