Burma 1942: The Japanese Invasion: Both Sides Tell the Story of a Savage Jungle War :: Ian Lyall Grant & Kazou Tamayama soon to be presented for sale on the incomparable BookLovers of Bath web site!
Chichester: Zampi Press, 1999, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Order of battle; Black & white photographs; Maps (colour); Maps to the endpapers and blanks; Glossary; Appendices (9);
From the cover: This book, using extensive fresh information from both British and Japanese sources, gives a uniquely comprehensive and frank account of the little known First Burma Campaign. The reasons for the British failure to anticipate the Japanese invasion of Burma, and the novelty and daring of the Japanese attack, are clearly described. Only after the assault on Malaya had started was the importance of Burma realised. Frantic efforts were then made to reinforce the tiny peace time garrison. It was too late, and it is now clear that a golden opportunity to inflict, with Chinese help, a major reverse on the invaders, was lost.
The extraordinary campaign which followed saw the hastily-assembled and multi…
Very Good in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Gently faded at the spine of the dust wrapper with a nick to the head of the spine.
Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xvi) 416 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.
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