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Japan's Last Bid for Victory

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Japan's Last Bid for Victory

The Invasion of India, 1944




Author:Robert Lyman
Format:Softcover
Dimensions:6" x 9.25"
Pages:320
Photos:32 black and white illustrations & 10 maps
Publisher:Pen and Sword Military
ISBN:9781399004978
Item No. 9781399004978



Robert Lyman’s deep knowledge and understanding of the war in Burma, and the great battles at Kohima and Imphal in 1944, are well known. In this book he uses original documents, published works and personal accounts to weave together an enthralling account of some of the bitterest fighting of WWII. Not only does he use British sources for his research but he has also included material from the Naga tribes of northeast India, on whose land these battles were fought, and from Japanese accounts, including interviews with Japanese veterans of the fighting. Thus he has been able to produce what is arguably the most balanced history of the battles that were pivotal in ending the Japanese empire.