Burma Star Association
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Books of Interest

There have been a large number of books written about the campaign over the years and this is just a small list of ‘general’ books that might be of interest.

 

The Burma Star Memorial Library has nearly 1,500 books or memoirs lodged there (see Links page). There have been more specialist books about an action or a regiment.

 

Defeat into Victory by Field Marshal Slim

ISBN: 978-0330509978

 

Imperial War Museum Book of the War in Burma 1942 – 1945 by Julian Thompson

ISBN: 978-0330480659

 

Kohima - The Furthest Battle by Leslie Edwards

ISBN: 978-1862274884

 

Road of Bones: The Epic Siege of Kohima 1944 by Fergal Keane

ISBN: 978-0007132416

 

Slim: Master of War by Robert Lyman

ISBN: Slim: Master of War by Robert Lyman

 

End Game Burma 1945 by Michael Pearson

ISBN: 978-1848841147

 

The Burma Air Campaign 1941 – 1945 by Michael Pearson

ISBN: 978-1844153985

 

Chindit Affair: A Memoir of the War in Burma by Frank Baines

ISBN: 978-1848844483

 

The Forgotten Army: A Burma Soldier’s Story in Letters, Photographs and Sketches by James Fenton

ISBN: 978-1781550472

 

The Railway Man by Eric Lomax (FEPOW)

ISBN: 978-0393344073

When you go home

tell them of us and say,

For your tomorrow,

we gave our today

Lt Gen Slim at Fort Dufferin, Mandalay, in March 1945 Lt Gen Slim at Fort Dufferin, Mandalay, in March 1945
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