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Hugh Clarke

Hugh Clarke was a former member of the 8th Division, and the author of books including The Tub, a novel of the Japanese POW camps, and The Broke and the Broken.

Hugh Clarke reviews 'Black Jack: The life and times of brigadier Sir Frederick Galleghan' by Stan Arneil and 'The Fall of Singapore 1942' by Timothy Hall

September 1983, no. 54 08 August 2022
Timothy Hall has written a brief readable account of the lamentable Malayan campaign. but over the past forty years the story has been told more accurately and more dramatically by a succession of authors, many of whom were participants in that tragic debacle. This obviously swiftly researched book is flawed by a number of omissions and exaggerations. ... (read more)