CAPTURED BEHIND JAPANESE LINES: With Wingate's Chindits - Burma 1942-1945
Story of Frank Berkovitch, General Orde Wingate's batman, who was captured crossing the Irrawaddy river and endured two years imprisonment in WWII. Also describes the Chindits' first operation (Operation Longcloth) and the hardship suffered by and heroism of Frank and his comrades, many who never returned. Outnumbered, outgunned, carrying 70lb packs and reliant on RAF air drops for supplies, the 3,000 men of the Chindit columns overcame harsh jungle terrain and climatic conditions to take the fight to the Japanese behind enemy lines.1 vol, 184 pgs 2021 UK, PEN & SWORD
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