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Defeat into victory

Slim, William Joseph Slim Viscount

Defeat into victory

by Slim, William Joseph Slim Viscount

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Published by Corgi in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Burma.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Viscount Slim.
      SeriesA Corgi book
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD767.6 .S55 1971
      The Physical Object
      Pagination479 p.
      Number of Pages479
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5459680M
      ISBN 100552087572
      LC Control Number73162153

        Defeat Into Victory: Battling Japan in Burma and India, - Ebook written by Field-Marshal Viscount William Slim. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Defeat Into Victory: Battling Japan in Burma and India, /5(2). Buy Defeat Into Victory book online at the Folio Society from the world's most extensive selection of beautifully illustrated books. recapture Rangoon. With wry humour, and a heavy dose of self-criticism, Slim recalls how he took an army shattered by defeat and patiently rebuilt its morale, restored its health, and turned it into a fighting Price: $

      36 - Defeat into Victory. The opportunities following the swift Japanese subjugation of Burma in early January were not exploited. For their chastened opponents, Allied operations in this theater of the war were limited to raids and small-scale offensives as war efforts in North Africa and Europe, as well as the South Pacific, drew higher priorities for resources and personnel. Buy Defeat into Victory by William Slim online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $

      Defeat into victory: battling Japan in Burma and India, ; with a new introduction by David W. Hogan Jr. , Cooper Square Press, Distributed by National Book Network in English - 1st ed. This book, by a famous, much-decorated Australian general who commanded His Majesty's Burma Corps in , immediately ranks as one of the better histories to me out of World War II. Sent from Persia to fight the Japanese in , Slim endured bombings, pnic, military failures, and a constant retreat to the borders of India itself, as he kept a victorious Japanese military machine at boy.


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Defeat Into Victory Hardcover – January 1, by Field Marshal William. Slim (Author)/5(). He then restored his army's fighting capabilities and morale with virtually no support from home and counterattacked.

His army's slaughter of Japanese troops ultimately liberated India and Burma. The first edition of Defeat Into Victory, published inwas an immediate sensation sell copies within a few days.

Defeat into Victory is simply the finest memoir by a GO that I have ever read, and one of the best ever. Slim manages to avoid any sense of self-justification, and instead clearly analyzes both his accomplishments as 14 Army Commander, and his : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Defeat Into Victory is his classic account of the Burma campaign: a story of retreat, attrition and final hard-fought victory over the Japanese. Told by a commander always at the centre of events. The first edition of Defeat Into Victory, published inwas an immediate sensation sell copies within a few days.

This is an updated version with a new introduction by David W. Hogan Jr. Defeat into Victory is an easy read written by a self-effacing author who has much to tell and more to teach – which explains why a book about the “Forgotten Army” it has become an oft-quoted work.

Defeat Into Victory Defeat into victory book his classic account of the Burma campaign: a story of retreat, attrition and final hard-fought victory over the Japanese. Told by a commander always at the centre of events, this is a narrative which captures both the high drama and the harsh reality of /5().

"Defeat Into Victory" is a long read at over pages; the casual reader may be overwhelmed by the length and level of detail. The student of military art without prior background in the China-Burma-India theater may have some challenge putting Slim's account into proper context.5/5(5).

Additional Physical Format: Print version: Slim, William Joseph Slim, Viscount, Defeat into victory. New York, D. McKay [] (DLC)   The first edition of Defeat Into Victory, published inwas an immediate sensation sell copies within a few days. This is an updated version with a /5(30).

This is a story of courage under really bad circumstances and as the book title says it tells the story of a defeat which was turned into a victory. This was achieved by the excellent leadership of Bill Slim and the courage and tenacity of the allied soldiers under his command who had little of the equipment of a modern army pitted against a ferocious enemy/5().

In his book, Defeat into Victory, he tells of the malaria rates among his units being 70%, largely due to noncompliance by his soldiers with the foul-tasting mepacrine they refused to take.

Slim did not blame his medics for this problem, but placed the responsibility on his Children: 2nd Viscount Slim, Una Mary Slim. Defeat Into Victory Quotes Showing of 2 “The only equipment my army had in full supply was, as ever, brains, hardihood, and courage.” ― William Slim, 1st Viscount Slim, Defeat Into Victory “They identified themselves utterly with the troops ahead; they were and felt themselves to be a part, and a vital part, of the by: We also would like to say thanks to all vistors who sent and shared books at our bookshelf.

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Told by a commander always at the centre of events, this is a narrative which captures both the high drama and the harsh reality of war/5(). "Defeat into victory" is his classic account of the Burma campaign: a story of retreat, attrition and a final hard fought victory over the Japanese.

Told by a commander always at the centre of events, this is a narrative that captures both the high drama and the harsh reality of war."--Back cover.

She dies in an illusion of glorious triumph — a victory which transcends all suffering and all joy. Meanwhile, Mr. Jones seeks out Ricardo and shoots him dead. Then he stumbles to the jetty where Wang has already shot Pedro and shoved off the boat.

Either by accident or intention, Jones falls into the water and drowns. DEFEAT INTO VICTORY. Defeat into Victory, by Field-Marshal Sir William Slim, G.C.B., G.C.M.G., This is a splendid book. Were it not so good, an invitation to review it would be embarrassing; for its author is the Governor-General.

As it is, the only difficulty one feels is that, in the circumstances, praise is a presumption. The author's.The first edition of Defeat Into Victory, published inwas an immediate sensation sell copies within a few days.

This is an updated version with a new introduction by David W. Hogan Jr/5(7)."Defeat Into Victory" is a long read at over pages; the casual reader may be overwhelmed by the length and level of detail. The student of military art without prior background in the China-Burma-India theater may have some challenge putting Slim's account into proper context.

The limited selection of maps are a bit difficult to read but /5().