World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF THE PACIFIC: Het is Zoover

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The Eastern Theater of war moved on. Americans still held a corner of Luzon, British still held Singapore, but the Japanese had overrun most of the Philippines and Malaya. Now their attack was rolling on toward their third major objective, the Indies —a new terrain with a new cast of defenders, with new military problems —with new and still bigger stakes to play for.

On the morning of May 10, 1940, the scrubbed, immaculate city of Bandung, on a Java plateau, seemed unwarily peaceful. Halfway around the world,...

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