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War in the wilderness : the Chindits in Burma 1943-1944

Author: Tony Redding
Publisher: New York : The History Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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All royalties from sales of this book are donated to Friends of the Chindits. War in the Wilderness offers the disturbing and harrowing first-hand accounts of no less than 50 veterans of Major-General Orde Wingate's two bitterly-fought campaigns in North Burma in 1943-44. Chindit service in the Burmese jungle was widely acknowledged as the most demanding ground combat role given to any Allied troops in the Second  Read more...
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Redding, Tony.
War in the Wilderness : The Chindits in Burma 1943-1944.
New York : The History Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Redding
ISBN: 9780750956550 0750956550
OCLC Number: 865330508
Description: 1 online resource (1195 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword by Alice Wingate; Acknowledgements; Preface; Introduction; 1 An Exceptional Man ... an Extraordinary Personality; 2 Operation Longcloth: an Experiment in Chindit Warfare; 3 Behind Japanese Lines; 4 Getting Out: the Struggle to Survive; 5 A Costly Yet Convincing Demonstration; 6 Operation Thursday Takes Shape; 7 The Men Who Became the Chindits; 8 Training for War in the Wilderness; 9 The Toughest March; 10 When Sunday Became Thursday; 11 The Fly-in Continues; 12 White City: Establishing the Block; 13 Aberdeen Garrisoned ... White City Held. 14 Engaging the Enemy15 Reinforcing Success; 16 The First Phase Ends; 17 Attacking Supply Lines; 18 A Shift of Emphasis; 19 Moving North to Blackpool Block; 20 111 Brigade Under Siege; 21 Isolated and Overwhelmed; 22 Mokso Sakan --
the Rallying Point; 23 Saving the Wounded and Sick; 24 Calvert Continues; 25 Taking Mogaung; 26 New Objectives; 27 Point 2171 and Hill 60; 28 Coming Back From Hell; 29 Aftermath; 30 Remembering; Postscript; Appendix 1 Column Composition; Appendix 2 American K-Rations; Glossary and Acronyms; Awards; Bibliography.
Responsibility: Tony Redding.

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War in the Wilderness is the most comprehensive account ever published of the human aspects of the Chindit war in Burma. The Chindit expeditions behind Japanese lines in occupied Burma 1943-1944  Read more...

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