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Imphal   10 Books
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ARMSTRONG (Col. G, DSO, MC, TD) The Sparks Fly Upward. 1st Ed., [iii]+236pp., 32 photos., 10 sketches, 9 maps. VG in sl. chipped dw. Worthing: Gooday Publishers. 1991  #55871
[HLMainPic] Personal account of Western Desert campaign 1942 with 11 (HAC) Regt. RHA, afterwards commanding 136 Fd. Regt. with 7th Ind. Div. in Burma: Arakan (inc. Admin Box), Imphal, Irrawaddy Crossing &c. Warmly inscribed by author on ffep. review & 1992 obit. of author loosely inserted at front, with some tape residue where these items were at one time affixed to front paste-down. See illustration on our website.   £20
BRETT-JAMES (Antony) Ball of Fire: The Fifth Indian Division in the Second World War. 1st Ed., xiv+481pp., 66 photos., 12 maps. Aldershot: G&P. 1951  #56846
[HLMainPic] East then North Africa, followed by PAIFORCE then Burma inc. Arakan, then flown up to Kohima & Imphal & the advance south through Meiktila to Rangoon. The author was a captain with divisional signals & later a prominent military historian. Orig. black cloth, titled in red, minor wear, several related newspaper obits. pasted in at rear. VG. See illustration on our website.   £65
DOULTON (Lt.-Col. A.J.F., OBE) The Fighting Cock: Being the History of the 23rd Indian Division 1942-1947. 1st Ed., xvi+318pp., 14 photos., 20 maps (2 fldg.). VG in chipped dw. Aldershot: G&P. 1951  #35499
[HLMainPic] Heavy fighting in Burma (inc. Imphal, Shenam, Sangshak &c., 1942-45) & afterwards in Java. Order of Battle &c.   £40
DOULTON (Lt.-Col. A.J.F., OBE) The Fighting Cock: Being the History of the 23rd Indian Division 1942-1947. 1st Ed., xvi+318pp., 14 photos., 20 maps (2 fldg.). VG in sl. chipped dw. Aldershot: G&P. 1951  #52868
[HLMainPic] Heavy fighting in Burma (inc. Imphal, Shenam, Sangshak &c., 1942-45) & afterwards in Java. Order of Battle &c. VG in sl. worn dw. See illustration on our website.   £45
KEEN (Caroline) An Imperial Crisis in British India: The Manipur Uprising of 1891. 1st Ed., xvii+214pp., 8 illus., 2 maps. VG in dw. I.B. Tauris. 2015  #57116
[HLMainPic] Scholarly study of neglected anti-British revolt in Imphal region. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £35
KIRBY (Maj.-Gen. S. Woodburn) et al. The War Against Japan. Vol. III: The Decisive Battles. 1st Ed., xix+559pp., 47 photos., 15 maps (most fldg.), 20 sketch maps. VG in dw. HMSO. 1962  #56369
[HLMainPic] Inc. 1944 Chindit expedition, Battles of Imphal & Kohima. Nice copy, VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £50
OATTS (Lt.-Col. L.B., DSO) I Serve: Regimental History of the 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards). 1st Ed., [xii]+333pp., 4to, 5 col. plates, 36 photos., 11 fldg. maps. The Regt. 1966  #56882
[HLMainPic] Inc. Peninsular war, Crimea, Indian Mutiny, Boer War, Western Front 1914-18 & Sherman tanks in Burma 1943-45. Orig. red cloth, VG. See illustration on our website.   £25
SEAMAN (Harry) The Battle at Sangshak: Burma, March 1944. 1st Ed., [ix]+148pp., 11 photos., 3 maps. VG in dw. Cooper. 1989  #55005
[HLMainPic] Epic. battle fought by 50th Indian Parachute Brigade ( & others troops) during Jap. advance to Imphal. Author was a junior officer with 153 Gurkha Para Bn. See illustration on our website.   £15
SMITH (Brig. E.D.) Battle for Burma. 1st Ed., 190pp., 23 photos., 12 maps. VG in sl. chipped dw. Batsford. 1979  #55569
[HLMainPic] Rounded view of all main battles & considerations. See illustration on our website.   £15
WOOD (D.) Ed. The RAF & the Far East War 1941-1945. 1st Ed., [v]+130pp., 43 photos., 3 maps. VG in dw. RAFHR/RAF Staff College. 1995  #54980
[HLMainPic] Papers & discussions from a Symposium on the Far East War held at the RAF Staff College, Bracknell. Interesting series of talks on various aspects of air transport & supply, offensive air ops. &c., supported by photos. & maps. See illustration on our website.   £15

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