SINGAPORE — The 1962 Victory that Wasn’t
The Battle for Merger Remembered
The 1962 Battle for Merger was also The War for my Future.
A young boy heard on the radio a man’s voice urging Singaporeans to join Malaya “or else, we will not survive” or words to that effect. I didn’t know who he was; that he was our then Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. There…