Burma: The Turning Point: the Seven Battles on the Tiddim Road which Turned the Tide of the Burma War :: Ian Lyall Grant

Burma: The Turning Point: the Seven Battles on the Tiddim Road which Turned the Tide of the Burma War :: Ian Lyall Grant soon to be presented for sale on the fantastic BookLovers of Bath web site!

Chichester: Zampi Press, 1993, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Black & white photographs; Coloured maps); Maps (1); Appendices (10);

From the cover: The turning point of the war in Burma in the Second World War was the Imphal/Kohima campaign of 1944. In March of that year the Japanese 15th Army advanced into India with the aim of capturing the vital British depots and airfields around Imphal. For four months there was intense and savage fighting in many places but the heaviest fighting of all was along the road leading from Tiddim in Burma to Imphal. Here the Japanese were confronted by the sarne British/Indian division that they had defeated so decisively in 1942. They now planned first to encircle and destroy this division and then, pouring like a torrent along this route, to burst into th…

Introduction by: Lord Bramall

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Just a hint of fading to the spine of the dust wrapper.

Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xviii) 255 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.

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

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