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FIGHTING THROUGH TO KOHIMA A Memoir of War in India and Burma by Michael Lowry

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Published by Pen and Sword .
Written in English


  • True stories: Second World War,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History,
  • Burma,
  • Regimental histories,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Myanmar (Burma),
  • Asia - India & South Asia,
  • History / Military / World War II,
  • Queen"s Royal Regiment (West S,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • 1919-,
  • Army,
  • Campaigns,
  • Great Britain,
  • India,
  • Lowry, Mike,

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8953173M
ISBN 101844150038
ISBN 109781844150038



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I have read various books on the war in Burma since reading an account of the Chindits when at school. But this book is different. It is the story of an officer, based on his own diaries, who fought in India and Burma as a front-line soldier, the cutting edge, from wars on the North West Frontier, though the Arakan campaign, and up to the relief of Kohima, in which battle his battalion, the Michael Lowry has 23 books on Goodreads with ratings. Michael Lowry’s most popular book is Fighting Through to Kohima: A Memoir of War in India and B   Road of Bones: The Siege of Kohima – The Epic Story of the Last Great Stand of Empire - Kindle edition by Keane, Fergal. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Road of Bones: The Siege of Kohima – The Epic Story of the Last Great Stand of  › Kindle Store › Kindle eBooks › History. Between 5 and 18 April, Kohima saw some of the bitterest close-quarter fighting of the war. In one sector, only the width of the town’s tennis court separated the two sides. When, on 18 April, the relief forces of the British 2nd Division arrived, Richards’s defensive perimeter was reduced to a shell-shattered area only metres ://

  A great, well written book. Kohima was an epic struggle between British/Indian and Japanese forces in The Japanese invasion of India was their last major land offensive of WWII. A small, outnumbered British garrison held out for weeks against fierce Japanese assaults. The fighting was close range, often  › Books › History › Asia.   On one of the first pages of a book are listed the acknowledgements and I would like to acknowledge the assistance that I have received from Peter Dewey and Ron Butler. On the next page we have the preface—what the book will be about. I will give you my view of The Battle and Siege in of the little holiday resort town of Kohima   Kohima was smaller in scale, and shorter, from April to June - but the fighting was so intense it has been described as the Stalingrad of the East. In one sector, only the width of the town’s   After fighting for Ukhrul and Sangshak the South Raiding Column of 31st Division moved west and cut the Imphal-Kohima road south of Kohima. Satu’s Central Raiding Column split and headed for Kharasom and Jessami whilst the North Raiding Column also headed for Jessami, striking through the very difficult terrain of the Somra Tracts where there