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Defeat Into Victory: Battling Japan in Burma and India, 1942-1945
     

Defeat Into Victory: Battling Japan in Burma and India, 1942-1945

by Field-Marshal Viscount William Slim, David Hogan
 

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Field Marshal Viscount Slim (1891-1970) led shattered British forces from Burma to India in one of the lesser-known but more nightmarish retreats of World War II. He then restored his army's fighting capabilities and morale with virtually no support from home and counterattacked. His army's slaughter of Japanese troops ultimately liberated India and Burma.

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Field Marshal Viscount Slim (1891-1970) led shattered British forces from Burma to India in one of the lesser-known but more nightmarish retreats of World War II. He then restored his army's fighting capabilities and morale with virtually no support from home and counterattacked. His army's slaughter of Japanese troops ultimately liberated India and Burma.

The first edition of Defeat Into Victory , published in 1956, was an immediate sensation selling 20,000 copies within a few days. This is an updated version with a new introduction by David W. Hogan Jr.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461660934
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/09/2000
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
616
Sales rank:
140,730
File size:
3 MB

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