Malaya Archives | The Principles of War Podcast
12 – What role did Morale play in Malaya?

12 – What role did Morale play in Malaya?

Good leadership, thorough training and success on operations will all contribute to high morale.  We contrast LT COL Stewart and with other units. The Indian and Australian armies had a lot of new troops, with varying degrees of training.  This contrasts with battle...
11 – Flexibility in the Malaya Campaign

11 – Flexibility in the Malaya Campaign

We look at how the Japanese were able to use operational manoeuvre from the sea as a part of their approach to flexibility.  We look at their history of amphib operations and how they developed their capability. We look at the Shanghai Incident and how the IJN...