The Indian Army, 1939-47: Experience and Development

The Indian Army, 1939-47: Experience and Development

by Patrick Rose, Alan Jeffreys

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ISBN-13: 9781317027638
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/03/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Patrick Rose received a PhD in War Studies from King’s College London for a thesis examining command culture in the British and Indian Armies between 1919 and 1945. He is a West Point Fellow in military history, and co-editor and contributing author of the forthcoming book Allied Fighting Effectiveness in North Africa and Italy, 1942-1945. He is currently a senior analyst in the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory of the UK Ministry of Defence. A member of the Defence Policy Analysis Group, he has recently deployed to support NATO campaign planning in Afghanistan. Alan Jeffreys is Senior Curator, Social History at the Imperial War Museum. He is the author of The British Army in the Far East, 1941-45 (2005) and Training the Indian Army, 1939-45 (Ashgate, forthcoming). He is also co-editor of an academic history series entitled 'India at War'.

Table of Contents

Contents: Foreword, Sir John Chapple; Introduction; The evolution and use of British imperial military formations, Ashley Jackson; Indian Army command culture and the North West Frontier, 1919-1939, Patrick Rose; Did Winston matter? Churchill and the Indian Army, 1940-1945, Raymond Callahan; Training the Indian Army, 1939-1945, Alan Jeffreys; The Battle of Wadi Akarit, 6 April 1943; 4th Indian Division and its place in 8th Army, Chris Mann; 'Debunking the bunker': from Donbaik to Razabil, January 1943-March 1944, Tim Moreman; The re-capture of Rangoon, 1945: the last and greatest victory of the British Indian Army, Graham Dunlop; The 20th Indian Division in French Indo-China, Daniel Marston; Re-forging the Damascus blade: partition of the Indian Armoured Corps, 1947, Ashok Nath; A dismal story? Britain, the Gurkhas and the partition of India, 1945-1948, David Omissi; Small wars and internal security: the Army in India, 1936-1946, Robert Johnson; Index.

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