Allan Mallinson

The Far East Campaign of 1941-5 is the new focus of Daniel Todman’s comprehensive history

This astounding two-volume account of Britain’s experience of the second world war and its aftermath deserves to become a classic

A British army patrol in Burma in 1944. Credit: Getty Images

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