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GURKHAS AT WAR

by J. P. Cross and Buddhiman Gurung

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(Subject: Regimental & Unit Histories - General) Eyewitness Accounts from World War II to Iraq. The result of in-depth interviews, this book offers these remarkable soldiers a voice in print for the first time. Their first-person narratives cover the period from the outbreak of World War II to the confrontation in East Timor, including battles against the Japanese in the Burmese jungle, campaigns against the Communists in Malaya and Hong Kong, the Falklands plus recent deployments in the Gulf War. The editors provide a thorough introduction to Gurkha culture, a historical overview of each campaign fought, and record some their encounters with these most resilient of soldiers. (Published: 2007) (Publisher: Greenhill Books) (ISBN: 9781853677274) (Pagination: 320pp) (Condition: New in card cover) UL-XXXXXX



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