Download PDF by Barnaby Phillips: Another Man's War: The Story of a Burma Boy in Britain's

By Barnaby Phillips

ISBN-10: 1780745230

ISBN-13: 9781780745237

In December 1941 the japanese invaded Burma. For the British, the longest land crusade of the second one international conflict had began. 100,000 African squaddies have been taken from Britain’s colonies to struggle the japanese within the Burmese jungles. They played heroically in a single of the main brutal theatres of warfare, but their contribution has been mostly ignored.

Isaac Fadoyebo was once a type of ‘Burma Boys’. on the age of 16 he ran clear of his Nigerian village to hitch the British military. despatched to Burma, he was once attacked and left for lifeless within the jungle via the japanese. Sheltered via brave neighborhood rice farmers, Isaac spent 9 months in hiding sooner than his eventual rescue. He again to Nigeria a hero, yet his tale was once quickly forgotten. Barnaby Phillips travelled to Nigeria and Burma looking for Isaac, the kinfolk who kept his lifestyles, and the legacy of an Empire. one other Man’s struggle is Isaac’s tale.

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