Bloody Shambles. Volume 2

The Defence of Sumatra to the Fall of Burma

Brian Cull, Yasuho Izawa, Christopher Shores

Date Published :
July 2008
Publisher :
Grub Street Publishing
Series :
Bloody Shambles
Illustration :
180 b/w photos
ISBN : 9780948817670
Pages : 496
Dimensions : 9.5 X 6.25 inches


This is the story of the Allied air campaign across Australia, Sumatra, Java, the Philippines, Burma and Ceylon during World War II. It documents the Allied underestimation of Japanese ability, and ends with the Japanese at the extremities of their advance.

About The Author

Brian Cull is a highly respected Grub Street author with past publications such as Hurricanes over Tobruk, Hurricanes over Malta, Spitfires over Sicily and Buffaloes over Singapore to his credit.

Christopher Shores began by writing the occasional book about military aviation, then quickened the pace as he grew older. By now, readers and reviewers are hard-pressed to keep up with him. Meanwhile, he pursued a career as a land surveyor and director of one of Europe's largest firms of property advisers.

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