War Bush: 81 (West African) Division in Burma 1943-1945: North Arakan, Kaladan, Mowdok, Tinma, Myohaung, Chindits 1944, Burma 1943-1945 :: John A. L. Hamilton soon to be presented for sale on the excellent BookLovers of Bath web site!
Wilby: Michael Russell, 2001, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Plans of battle; Black & white photographs; Maps; List of abbreviations; Roll of honour;
From the cover: If the 14th Army was a Forgotten Army, its 90,000 African soldiers, all volunteers, one in six of that Armys strength, are its forgotten formations. Few now know that African troops fought in Burma. The West Africans brought hard-won experience in bush war ; by using on the ground the most primitive form of transport, mens arms and heads, they could penetrate the densest jungle, climb the steepest hills and bamboo ladders, cross rivers up to half a mile wide. To them the jungle was a friendly cloak hiding their manoeuvres from the enemy. With the further advantage of the most modern supply line, the Dakota squa…
Introduction by: Duke of Edinburgh
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 400 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.
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