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Burma, the untold story

Author: Won-loy Chan
Publisher: Novato, CA : Presidio, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Deftly-written, candid, and often-amusing Ystory of action, Ythrowing much new light on...the Allies' toughest theater.--Springfield Newspapers

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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chan, Won-loy, 1914-
Burma, the untold story.
Novato, CA : Presidio, ©1986
(OCoLC)568763191
Named Person: Won-loy Chan; Won-loy Chan; Won-loy Chan
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Won-loy Chan
ISBN: 0891412662 9780891412663
OCLC Number: 13497545
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 138 pages, [28] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Won-loy Chan.

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by SiegfriedSchwertner (WorldCat user on 2008-03-17)

Contents: FOREWORD p.IX – ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS p.XI Pt. I: HOW IT ALL BEGAN p.1 - California to India p.3 - Ramgarh and the Chih Hui Pu p.6 - Margherita and Mile Mark 5 ½ p.12 - The Albacore Plan p. 17 - The Opium Story p.24 Pt. II: RETURN TO BURMA p.27 - Entering the Hukawng Val-ley p.29 - Asian Americans in the Combat Zone p.32 – Jade! p.43 - Hukawng to Mogaung - Imphal p.44 - POWs, Papers and Psywar p.49 - Mogaung to Myitkyina p.56 Pt. III: THE BATTLE FOR MYITKYINA p.65 - We Almost Had It! p.67 - Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory p.72 - Behind the Lines: Recons and Rafts p. 73 - We Advance Slowly p. 77 - Myitkyina Falls p.86 - The Comfort Girls p.93 - Post-Myitkyina, for the Record p.98 Pt. IV: AFTERMATH p.103 - The 20th General Hospital p.105 - Third Burma Campaign p.109 - Rotation and Retrospections p.113 APPENDIX p.119: Interrogation of Lt. Gen. Tanaka Shinichi, Commanding General of the 18th Division, Imperial Japanese Army p.120 GLOSSARY p. 127 – INDEX p.131

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