A narrative of a young officer's fears and triumphs, of the discomforts and tragedies attendant on battle, the terrors and confusion in the midst of action against a fanatically tenacious enemy. It is an account of the insidious drain on stamina and courage that all men face during prolonged exposure to battle.
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Patrick Davis fought in Burma with the 4/8th Gurkha Rifles, and served in the Indian Army until 1947 when he returned to England to take a degree at Oxford. Since 1955 he has held a succession of posts in the London publishing and university worlds. He lives in Kent.
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Book Description Hutchinson, 1970. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. 0091024501 Light wear to boards. Content is clean and bright. Good DJ with some light creasing to fore edges and inside flaps. Bookseller Inventory # W4-L1-R288-G1-00004
Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. wear, scuff marks and little rips to jacket, price clipped and creases to inside flap, pages in nice condition, shipped from the UK. Bookseller Inventory # 582/R/485H
Book Description Hutchinson, London, 1970. Hardback. 1st Edition. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black and white maps. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 258 pages The author recalls what is was like to be trained as a fledgling officer and posted as a novice to a battle-scarred battalion of Gurkhas during Slim's Fourtenth Army's battles in Burma. Bookseller Inventory # 254971