Defeat Into Victory

(Pan Military Classics Series)

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Publication date: 21.08.2009
ISBN: 9780330509978
Number of pages: 672


Field Marshal William Slim stands alongside Montgomery as the outstanding British field commander of World War II. Defeat Into Victory is his classic account of the Burma campaign: a story of retreat, attrition and final hard-fought victory over the Japanese. Told by a commander always at the centre of events, this is a narrative which captures both the high drama and the harsh reality of war.