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Perhaps the best direct comparison is between the French in Indochina (1945-1954) and the British in Malaya (1948-1960).How Do You Defeat an Invisible Army?
February 18, 2013
In Malaya the work of clearing is nearly all done by Sakai and Malays.Rubber
Edith A. Browne
In Malaya, if the trail does take you down to Singapore, you can hunt tapir.The Caves of Fear
And even at Singapore and Malaya you ran from the brave Japanese.Dave Dawson on Guadalcanal
Robert Sydney Bowen
This is the principle upon which many smoke-houses in Malaya are designed.
The device is better known in Java and Sumatra than in Malaya.
- States of the Federation of Malaya part of Malaysia, in the S Malay Peninsula, constituting Peninsular Malaysia: consists of the former Federated Malay States, the former Unfederated Malay States, and the former Straits Settlements. Capital: Kuala Lumpur. Pop: 17 144 322 (2000). Area: 131 587 sq km (50 806 sq miles)
- Federation of Malaya a federation of the nine Malay States of the Malay Peninsula and two of the Straits Settlements (Malacca and Penang): formed in 1948: became part of the British Commonwealth in 1957 and joined Malaysia in 1963