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Irrawaddy   6 Books
Dagger Division: Story of the 19th Indian Division. Orig. dec. wraps., 44pp., photos. throughout, fldg. map. Bombay: DPR, WD. nd (c.1945)  #64533
[HLMainPic] The only history of the division's exploits in Burma 1944-45 inc. Irrawaddy Crossing, capture of Fort Dufferin, Mandalay &c. VG. See illustration on our website.   £35
Golden Arrow: The Story of the 7th Indian Division. Orig. dec. wraps., 48pp., photos. throughout, maps. Bombay: DPR, WD. nd (c.1945).  #64530
[HLMainPic] Illustrated record of the the division's exploits in Burma. VG. See illustration on our website.   £35
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  #65454
[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.   £60
JERVOIS (Brig. W.J., MC) The History of the Northamptonshire Regiment 1934-1948. 1st Ed., xxiii+448pp., 4to, 4 col. & 9 b/w plates, 25 maps (several fldg.). The Regimental History Committee. 1953  #63981
[HLMainPic] Contains excellent, detailed accounts of the 1st Bn. in Waziristan 1936-37 & in Burma during 1944-45; 2nd Bn. with BEF in 1940, later PAIFORCE & Middle East; 5th Bn. TF in Sicily & Italy. Awards rolls for Waziristan & WW2, various rolls of officers &c. Orig. black cloth, gilt, VG, nice copy & rare. See illustration on our website.   £225
KIRBY (Maj.-Gen. S. Woodburn) et al. The War Against Japan: Complete 5 Vol. set: Vol. I: The Loss of Singapore. 1st Ed., xvii+568pp., 26 photos., 29 maps (most fldg., one in endpocket), 9 sketches. Vol. II: India's Most Dangerous Hour. 2nd Imp., xviii+541pp., 35 photos., 20 maps & sketches. Vol. III: The Decisive Battles. 1st Ed., xix+559pp., 47 photos., 15 maps (most fldg., one in end-pocket), 20 sketch maps. Vol. IV: The Reconquest of Burma. 1st Ed., xxvi+568pp., 92 photos., 21 maps & sketches. Vol. V: The Surrender of Japan. 1st Ed., xxii+599pp., 35 photos., 17 maps & sketches. Five Vols. in all. VG in dws. HMSO. 19571969  #64713
[HLMainPic] Essential detailed reference on the campaigns in Burma 1942-45, also the campaign in Malaya & loss of Singapore. Complete set, orig. cloth, VG, all in sl. chipped dws (jacket for Vol. IV split but neatly repaired). See illustration on our website.   £375
WHITE (Lt.-Col. O.G.W., DSO) Straight on for Tokyo: The War History of the 2nd Bn. The Dorsetshire Regiment 1939-1948. 1st Ed., xix+425pp., col. frontis., 73 photos., 14 maps. Aldershot: G&P. 1948  #62824
[HLMainPic] BEF in France 1939-40 then Burma with 2nd British Division: Kohima, advance south & across the Irrawaddy to Mandalay. Roll of Hon., awards. Detailed history with many good photos. & maps. Orig. green cloth, gilt, minor wear, VG. See illustration on our website.   £35


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