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Road of bones : the siege of Kohima 1944 : the epic story of the last great stand of empire

Author: Fergal Keane
Publisher: London : HarperPress, 2010.
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Winner of the British Army Military Book of the Year 2011 The epic story of one of the most savage battles of the Second World War.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fergal Keane
ISBN: 9780007132409 0007132409
OCLC Number: 610165193
Description: xxi, 548 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps, ports ; 24 cm.
Contents: An empire at bay --
The longest road --
At the edge of the Raj --
The King Emperor's spear --
Kentish men --
Fighting back --
Jungle wallalhs --
The master of the mountain --
The hour of the warrior --
Sato San --
Into the mountains --
Flap --
Onslaught --
To the last man --
Siege --
'Hey! Johnny, let me through' --
Over the mountain --
Dreams dying --
The Black Thirteenth --
A question of time --
The last hill --
Attrition --
The trials of victory, and defeat --
The road of bones --
When the war is over --
The quiet fathers.
Responsibility: Fergal Keane.
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