Road of Bones: The Siege of Kohima 1944: the Epic Story of the Last Great Stand of Empire :: Fergal Keane soon to be presented for sale on the super BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: HarperPress, 2010, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; Maps; List of sources;
From the cover: Kohima. In this remote Indian village near the border with Burma, a tiny force of British and Indian troops faced the might of the Imperial Japanese Army. Outnumbered ten to one, the defenders fought the Japanese hand to hand in a battle that was amongst the most savage in modern warfare.
A garrison of no more than 1,500 fighting men, desperately short of water and with the wounded compelled to lie in the open, faced a force of 15,000 Japanese. They held the pass and prevented a Japanese victory that would have proved disastrous for the British. Another six weeks of bitter fighting followed as B…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xxi) 548 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.
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