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Defeat into Victory - Battling Japan in Burma & India, 1942-1945

Defeat into Victory - Battling Japan in Burma & India, 1942-1945
Author: William Slim
Publish Date: 2000
Pages: 576
Dimensions: 5.5x8.5x1.25"
Restockable: No
Type: Softcover

Description

Field Marshal Viscount Slim (1891-1970) led shattered British forces from Burma to India in one of the lesser-known but more nightmarish retreats of World War II. He then restored his army's fighting capabilities and morale with virtually no support from home and counterattacked. His army's slaughter of Japanese troops ultimately liberated India and Burma.

The first edition of Defeat Into Victory , published in 1956, was an immediate sensation selling 20,000 copies within a few days. This is an updated version with a new introduction by David W. Hogan Jr.