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The British Army in the Far East 1941-45 By Alan Jeffreys

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The British Army in the Far East 1941-45 by Alan Jeffreys

This title focuses on the British and Commonwealth Armies that fought in the Far East between 1941 and 1945. It compares their division-level formations in India and South East Asia with those of the Japanese. British tactics in the Far East developed rapidly from 1940. By 1944 a centralised doctrine was in place and, with rigorous training, by 1945 the 14th Army was capable of defeating the Japanese in the jungle. Weapons and equipment are examined, as is the issue of effective leadership of small units in the jungle. This book provides a detailed examination of the overall structure of the British Army in this theatre and documents the development of the Allied forces that fought there.

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About Alan Jeffreys


Alan Jeffreys is a Curator at the Imperial War Museum, UK His MPhil dissertation, taken at the Department of War Studies, King's College London, studied the development of jungle warfare training and tactics in the Far East during the Second World War. His other areas of interest include the Indian Army.

Table of Contents


Introduction; Combat mission; Preparation for war: doctrine and training; Unit organisation; Tactics; Weapons and equipment; Command, control, communication and intelligence; Unit status; Lessons learned

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GOR005879678
The British Army in the Far East 1941-45 by Alan Jeffreys
Alan Jeffreys
Battle Orders S.
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2005-06-01
96
1841767905
9781841767901
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