Forgotten Armies

Forgotten Armies

The Fall of British Asia, 1941-1945

Book - 2005
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a vast range of Indian, Burmese, Chinese, and Malay, as well as British, American, and Japanese voices, the authors make vivid one of the central dramas of the twentieth century: the birth of modern south and southeast Asia and the death of British rule."--BOOK JACKET.
"More than a military history, this account of groundbreaking battles and guerrilla campaigns creates a panoramic view of British Asia as it was ravaged by warfare, nationalist insurgency, disease, and famine. It breathes life into the armies of soldiers, civilians, laborers, businessmen, comfort women, doctors, and nurses who confronted the daily brutalities of a combat zone which extended from metropolitan cities to remote jungles, from tropical plantations to the Himalayas. Drawing upon
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005
ISBN: 067401748X (cloth)
Branch Call Number: 940.5425 BAY
Characteristics: xxxiii, 555 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Harper, T. N. (Timothy Norman), 1965-


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