World Battlefronts: Japs Eye Indies & India

After the Battle. The face of the world had a different expression after Singapore. The great lecherous eye of Japan's military power stared from its newly won profile. It ogled bejeweled India. It peeped up the rippling skirts of the Indian Ocean. It winked at little Madagascar, over by Africa's side. It was a gleaming eye, because now the key to the seraglio was in Japan's hot hand.

Singapore was the key. So long as Singapore had been in British hands, easy access to the Indian Ocean had been denied Japan. Now, with Singapore...

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