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Another Man's War

- The Story of a Burma Boy in Britain's Forgotten African Army

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Another Man's War
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    Format:
    Bog, hardback
    Udgivelsesdato:
    04-09-2014
    Sprog:
    Engelsk
    Sidetal:
    336
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    1. Beskrivelse

      He swore an oath to King and Empire... but they forgot him 8 Plates, black and white

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    2. Yderligere info
      ISBN13:
      9781780745220
      Vægt:
      544 g
      Dybde:
      29 mm
      Bredde:
      146 mm
      Højde:
      225 mm
      Format:
      Hardback
      • Bibliotekernes beskrivelse

        In December 1941 the Japanese invaded Burma. For the British, the longest land campaign of the Second World War had begun. 100,000 African soldiers were taken from Britain's colonies to fight the Japanese in the Burmese jungles. They performed heroically in one of the most brutal theatres of war, yet their contribution has been largely ignored.Isaac Fadoyebo was one of those `Burma Boys'. At the age of sixteen he ran away from his Nigerian village to join the British Army. Sent to Burma, he was attacked and left for dead in the jungle by the Japanese. Sheltered by courageous local rice farmers, Isaac spent nine months in hiding before his eventual rescue. He returned to Nigeria a hero, but his story was soon forgotten. Barnaby Phillips travelled to Nigeria and Burma in search of Isaac, the family who saved his life, and the legacy of an Empire. Another Man's War is Isaac's story.

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