The jungle war : mavericks, marauders, and madmen in the China-Burma-India theater of World War II /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Astor, Gerald, 1926-
Format: Book
Published: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2004.
Table of Contents:
  • The venues and opening shots
  • The Japanese enlarged their war
  • First strikes
  • War comes into Burma
  • Further additions to the cast
  • "We got a hell of a beating"
  • CBI doldrums
  • Enter the Chindits
  • Detachment 101, the Burma Road, and the hump
  • Offensive preparations
  • Long-rang penetrations and Arakan revisited
  • Marauders and Thursday
  • Chindits and Imphal
  • The northern Burma campaign
  • Imphal and Kohima besieged, Chindits beset, marauders perturbed
  • Myitkyina Morass
  • Finales for Maruders and Chindits
  • Matterhorn
  • The prisoners of war
  • The tide turns
  • Death throes of an army
  • Final bloody days
  • After-action report.