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The Resource Burma, 1942 : the road from Rangoon to Mandalay, Alan Warren

Burma, 1942 : the road from Rangoon to Mandalay, Alan Warren

Label
Burma, 1942 : the road from Rangoon to Mandalay
Title
Burma, 1942
Title remainder
the road from Rangoon to Mandalay
Statement of responsibility
Alan Warren
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In December 1941 Japan set out to seize South-East Asia and the western Pacific to complete the building of a self-sufficient empire. The rapid loss of all of Britain's possessions in the Far East was the culmination of a failed attempt to deal with the rise of Japanese imperialism. Britain's bluff was called and millions of Britain's 'protected' subjects in Asia fell into the hands of a brutal occupying power. The British fought the Second World War in Burma and India against the backdrop of nationalist unrest and revolt. The appalling Bengal famine of 1943, brought about by the loss of Burma's rice crop and the dislocation of government, would cause the deaths of many
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Warren, Alan
Dewey number
940.542591
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D767.6
LC item number
.W365 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
Label
Burma, 1942 : the road from Rangoon to Mandalay, Alan Warren
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [272]-275) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
British Burma and Imperial Japan -- Perparations for war -- The outbreak of war in South-east Asia -- The invasion of Burma -- Battle of Moulmein -- The defence of the Salween River -- The Battle of Bilin River -- Confusion at Kyaikto -- The Sittang Bridge -- The demolition of the Sittang Bridge -- Rangoon in the front line -- Wavell takes charge -- Retreat from Rangoon -- The Imperial Japanese Navy and the Indian Ocean -- Admiral Nagumo's Raid on Ceylon -- The oilfields of Yenangyaung -- The retreat to India -- The consequences of defeat
Control code
768385270
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 283 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781441152503
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Lccn
2011276243
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)768385270
Label
Burma, 1942 : the road from Rangoon to Mandalay, Alan Warren
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [272]-275) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
British Burma and Imperial Japan -- Perparations for war -- The outbreak of war in South-east Asia -- The invasion of Burma -- Battle of Moulmein -- The defence of the Salween River -- The Battle of Bilin River -- Confusion at Kyaikto -- The Sittang Bridge -- The demolition of the Sittang Bridge -- Rangoon in the front line -- Wavell takes charge -- Retreat from Rangoon -- The Imperial Japanese Navy and the Indian Ocean -- Admiral Nagumo's Raid on Ceylon -- The oilfields of Yenangyaung -- The retreat to India -- The consequences of defeat
Control code
768385270
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 283 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781441152503
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Lccn
2011276243
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)768385270

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