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Burma victory

David Rooney

Burma victory

Imphal, Kohima and the Chindit issue, March 1944 to May 1945

by David Rooney

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Published by Arms and Armour in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- Army,Fourteenth.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma.,
  • Imphal, Battle of, 1944.,
  • Kohima (India) -- History -- Siege, 1944.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p203-204. - Includes index.

    StatementDavidRooney.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination208p., (16)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21956147M
    ISBN 101854092855
    OCLC/WorldCa33012468

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The latter campaign, in which the Japanese started out attacking the British and Empire forces in India, and wound up losing Burma, is the subject of David Rooney's book Burma Victory.

In pages the author covers every major aspect of the campaign, the leading personalities on both sides, and the issues that influenced the course of the battle/5(47). Buy Burma Victory: Imphal and Kohima, March to May (Cassell Military Paperbacks) New edition by Rooney, David (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Defeat Into Victory: Battling Japan in Burma and India, Paperback – February 9, by Field-Marshal Viscount William Slim (Author), David Hogan (Introduction) out of 5 stars 84 ratings. See all 19 formats and editions.

Hide other formats and editions. $ Read with Our Free App. $ 8 Used from $ 1 New from $Cited by: 5. Defeat into Victory is an account of the retaking of Burma by Allied forces during the Second World War by the British Field Marshal William Slim, 1st Viscount Slim and published in the UK by Cassell in It was published in the United States as Burma victory book into Victory: Battling Japan in Burma and India, – by David McKay of New York in Slim was the commander Publisher: Cassell and Company.

Defeat into Victory however, is a military account and purely that. As such, it has little to do with politics. And Slim proves himself to be a Before reviewing Defeat into Victory, it has to be borne in mind that it's written by a British militarily aristocrat in the s and as such, racism and imperialism are to be expected/5.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Burma Victory by David Rooney; 1 edition; First published in Burma Victory |. In the final years of World War II, the campaign against Japan stepped up in a series of bloody battles with each side having much to lose.

While much of the history of the period focuses on the Pacific Campaign and the American island hopping, this book studies the 'forgotten war' and the Allied fight to push the Japanese out of Burma.

The Allies (British, American, Indian and. Rory MacLean's top 10 books on Burma He is crowd-financing a new book called Back in the USSR at Unbound and will be speaking at Burma Day at Asia House on Monday 20 May.

Topics. InSlim retired and returned to Britain, where he published his memoirs, Unofficial had already published his personal narrative of the Burma Campaign, Defeat into Victory, in On 24 Aprilhe was appointed a Knight Companion of the Order of the Garter (KG).

On 15 Julyhe was created "Viscount Slim of Yarralumla in the Capital Children: 2nd Viscount Slim, Una Mary Slim. Defeat Into Victory is his classic account of the Burma campaign: a story of retreat, attrition and final hard-fought victory over the Japanese. Told by a commander always at the centre of events, this is a narrative which captures both the high drama and the harsh reality of war.

Burma served as chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for In a flawed but largely credible national legislative election in November featuring more than 90 political parties, the NLD again won a landslide victory.

Burma Victory Imphal, While much of the history of the period focuses on the Pacific Campaign and the American island hopping, this book studies the 'forgotten war' and the Allied fight to push the Japanese out of Burma.

The Allies (British, American, Indian and Chinese soldiers) saw the battles of Imphal and Kohima as a way to avenge the. The Imperial War Museum Book of the War in Burma, A Vital Contribution to Victory in the Far East Julian Thompson Sidgwick & Jackson, - History - pages. Burma Storybook is a creative documentary about a country emerging from years of dictatorship, told through Burmese poetry.

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Burma Victory portrays the "forgotten war" and the Allied fight to push the Japanese out of Burma. David Rooney - who saw war service in India and West Africa - tells the story of the campaigns of the new Fourteenth Army.

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The popular uprising of swept away 26 years of military rule under General Ne Win in name only. The National League for Democracy of Aung San Suu Kyi won a landslide victory in the election. But, as this book relates, the military remained in control and the future of Burma looks more problematic than ever.5/5(1).

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Victory in Burma. New York, N.Y., British Information Services, (OCoLC)   Defeat into Victory is his account of the retaking of Burma by Allied forces during the Second World War first published in Slim was the commander of the British 14th Army that, in concert with American and Chinese forces, defeated the Imperial Japanese Army during the Burma Campaign/5(30).

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Synopsis Despatches in this volume include that on operations in Burma and North-East India between November and Juneby General Sir George J. Giffard; the Author: John Grehan. Field Marshal William Slim stands alongside Montgomery as the outstanding British field commander of World War II.

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