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Imperial War Museum Book of the War in Burma 1942-1945
     

Imperial War Museum Book of the War in Burma 1942-1945

by Julian Thompson, Imperial War Museum (Contribution by)
 

The campaign in Burma was the longest and biggest ground war fought by the British and Americans against the Japanese. It was won in some of the bitterest fighting experienced by the Allies in the Second World War and included one of the longest retreats and one of the greatest Allied victories, Kohima-Imphal. The Allied forces serving in Burma were among the most

Overview

The campaign in Burma was the longest and biggest ground war fought by the British and Americans against the Japanese. It was won in some of the bitterest fighting experienced by the Allies in the Second World War and included one of the longest retreats and one of the greatest Allied victories, Kohima-Imphal. The Allied forces serving in Burma were among the most multi-racial in the history of warfare. Using the Imperial War Museum's archives, this text provides a gripping picture of what it was really like to fight in this extraordinary conflict.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780330480659
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
03/04/2004
Series:
Pan Grand Strategy Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.06(w) x 7.82(h) x 1.31(d)

Meet the Author

Major General Julian Thompson served in the Royal Marine Commandos for thirty-four years. He is Visiting Professor in the Department of War Studies, King's College, London.

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