FIGHTING COCK: Being the History of the 23rd Indian Division, 1942-1947

The story of an Indian Infantry Division that served on the Assam-Burma front and in the jungles of Burma from May 1942 to August 1944. Just over a year later it was in action against the Indonesians rebels in Java for a further year before restoring the colony to the Dutch. Total casualties 4,287 of whom 1012 were killed. It concludes with an interesting description of the reoccupation of Malaya (Operation Zipper). There is an index and summary of Honours and Awards.

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