Wingate’s Lost Brigade: The First Chindit Operations 1943 :: Philip Chinnery

Wingate’s Lost Brigade: The First Chindit Operations 1943 :: Philip Chinnery soon to be presented for sale on the stupendous BookLovers of Bath web site!

Barnsley: Pen & Sword Military, 2010, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Order of battle; Black & white photographs; Maps (1); Roll of honour; Appendices (7);

From the cover: Operation Longcloth took place in 1943, when the Far East was at the mercy of the Japanese Imperial Army. Singapore had fallen and its 130,000 defenders were now in captivity, having been outmanoeuvred and outfought by a much smaller Japanese invasion force. Burma had also fallen to the men who seemed to move through the jungle like ghosts and who fought like men possessed. The British Army had retreated across the Chindwin River to India where it sat licking its wounds and wondering what …

Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper. A hint of age-toning to the top edge of the text block.

Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 215 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I beguile you with my offerings from my intriguing Military catalogue?

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