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  1. BratMedic

    First Burma Campaign

    Colonel Foucar was appointed to a General Staff post in 1942 for the purpose of collating and writing a narrative of the First Burma Campaign. The book opens with a very comprehensive and detailed description of the geographical, political and climate of Burma at the time, as war was becoming...
  2. Fang_Farrier

    Wingate's Men. The Chindit Operations:Special Forces in Burma

    This book is part of the Images of War collection from Frontline books. I am not sure that Chindits were Special Forces as such, although they did perform a series of long range penetration raids into Japanese held territory, they were a collection of British, Ghurkha, India, Nigerian and...
  3. sirbhp

    Burma '44

    In February 1944, a rag-tag collection of clerks, drivers, doctors, muleteers, and other base troops, stiffened by a few dogged Yorkshiremen and a handful of tank crews managed to hold out against some of the finest infantry in the Japanese Army, and then defeat them in what was one of the most...
  4. seaweed

    Prisoner of the Samurai

    James Gee was a marine on board USS Houston when she was sunk by the Japanese in the Battle of Sunda Strait on 28th February 1942. Unknown to his family he survived as a PoW and on liberation his story was recorded by his psychiatric nurse, Rosalie Smith. Her daughter Allyson Smith has now...
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