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The Battle of Kohima
The Battle of Kohima
Author: Arthur Swinson
The Battle of Kohima took place in that part of the world where India and Burma meet. In the spring of 1944 the Japanese army began what Tokyo called "The March on Delhi"; by the summer, the remnants of those "invincible" Japanese troops were struggling back across Burma: at the twin battles of Kohima and Imphal they had met ...  more »
ISBN: 415434
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 275
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Publisher: Stein and Day publishers
Book Type: Hardcover
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Sometimes this can be a difficult book to read as the action is hard to follow. Where there are maps provided, only a few are in the detail necessary to follow the action.

This battle and that of Imphal, fought at the same time, decided the war in south Asia. What a shame that it has never received the notice it is due. The agonies, nothing else can describe it, of the British and Indian troops, as well as that of the Japanese, made this battle an epic of endurance.


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