Prisoners of Hope
'Prisoners of Hope' is one of the few acknowledged masterpieces that have been written about World War Two. Michael Calvert, a devoted disciple of General Orde Wingate, accompanied Wingate on the first controversial expedition behind the Japanese lines in Burma.
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CHINDIT ORDER OF BATTLE IN NORTH BURMA
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