The Burma Road: The Epic Story of the China-Burma-India Theater in World War II :: Donovan Webster

The Burma Road: The Epic Story of the China-Burma-India Theater in World War II :: Donovan Webster soon to be presented for sale on the terrific BookLovers of Bath web site!

New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2003, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Plans of battle; Black & white photographs; Maps;

From the cover: The Burma Road is the extraordinary story of the China-Burma-India theater of operations during World War II.

As the Imperial Japanese Army swept across China and South Asia at the wars onset closing Chinas seaports more than 200,000 Chinese laborers embarked on a seemingly impossible task: to cut a seven-hundred-mile overland route across the Himalayan Plateau, to be called the Burma Road, from the southwest Chinese city of Kunming to the railhead city of Lashio. Burma. They succeeded in less than two years. But with the fall of Burma in early 1942, the Burma Road was severed.…

Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.

Quarter-bound Black on Grey boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 370 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entice you with something lovely from my Military catalogue?


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