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Posted on Thursday 10th November

Viscount Slim gave a stirring speech at the launch of Robert Lyman's new book, Japan's Last Bid For Victory on Tuesday evening.

The book, about the Japanese invasion of India in 1944, is the first to be published under Pen and Sword Books' new academic imprint, Praetorian Press, and has been described by author and journalist Fergal Keane as a 'triumph'.

The launch event was held at the Army and Navy Club and was well attended by several veterans of the conflict and their families.

Further Reading

Japan's Last Bid for Victory

Only £25.00

Japan's Last Bid for Victory

(Hardback - 320 pages)
by Robert Lyman

Robert Lyman's deep knowledge and understanding of the war in Burma, and the great battles at Kohima and Imphal in 1944, are well known. In this book he uses original documents, published works and personal accounts to weave together an enthralling account of some of the bitterest fighting of the Second World War. Not only does he use British sources for his research but he has also included material from the Naga tribes of north-east… Read more...


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