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The First Victory: The Second World War and the East Africa Campaign

Andrew Stewart

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300208559
eISBN:
9780300222203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208559.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book presents a new account of the long-overlooked achievement of British-led forces who, against all odds, scored the first major Allied victory of the Second World War. Surprisingly neglected ... More


Conclusion: The British Empire’s First Victory

Andrew Stewart

in The First Victory: The Second World War and the East Africa Campaign

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300208559
eISBN:
9780300222203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208559.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This concluding chapter discusses how the campaign in East Africa was a great success both for the British and Commonwealth forces and the commanders who led them. A massive pincer movement through ... More


Finishing the Job

Peter Kornicki

in Eavesdropping on the Emperor: Interrogators and Codebreakers in Britain's War With Japan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197602805
eISBN:
9780197610916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197602805.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

After the war came to an end, British linguists in Burma and Malay were busy screening Japanese surrendered personnel in order to identify war crimes suspects. Also, they interviewed Japanese ... More


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