Quartered Safe Out Here

Quartered Safe Out Here

A Recollection of the War in Burma

Book - 1992
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'There is no doubt that [Quartered Safe Out Here] is one of the great personal memoirs of the Second World War' John Keegan Life and death in Nine Section, a small group of hard-bitten and (to modern eyes) possibly eccentric Cumbrian borderers with whom the author, then nineteen, served in the last great land campaign of World War II, when the 17th Black Cat Division captured a vital strongpoint deep in Japanese territory, held it against counter-attack and spearheaded the final assault in which the Japanese armies were, to quote General Slim, "torn apart".
Publisher: London, EN : HarperCollins, 1992
Edition: 1st edition
ISBN: 9780007105939
Characteristics: 225 pages

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fazybones
Mar 09, 2013

A great book about fighting behind the lines in the Burmese jungle with only air drops for supplies and ammunition. Highly recommended.

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