TITLE

Secret Mission to Singapore

AUTHOR(S)
O'Connor, Jerome M.
PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jul2002, Vol. 128 Issue 7, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the secret mission of U.S. Navy's Task Force 14 to Singapore and its task to transport British troops to the Middle East before World War II engulfed the country. Task Force' voyage from Halifax, England, to Singapore; Background on the meeting between U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in August 1941 that led to the creation of Task Force 14.
ACCESSION #
7352039

 

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