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  1. Reads almost like a military after-action report -- all facts, little emotion. The last chapter could be a handbook for how to conduct guerrilla warfare. The guerrillas essentially won Burma back from the Japanese. My grandfather is barely mentioned, but what is there casts a poor light and leaves an unanswered question. What was the dispute over the Burmese nurses?

  2. Behind the Burma Road is a very useful reference for anyone wanting to learn about behind the lines action in Burma during WW2. However, it's filled with a little bit too many glowing plaudits to be completely plausible. Their description of happy, singing negro soldiers building the Ledo Road is especially groan-worthy.

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