1300 36 33 32

Although the Chinese contribution to Allied victory in World War II is often ignored, China fought the Japanese Empire for far longer than any other belligerent nation. By the time that the Sino-Japanese War became absorbed into the wider conflict at the end of 1941, Chinese armies had already suffered huge casulties and half the country had been lost. By fighting on with Allied support, China tied down a million Japanese troops. After Japan's defeat in 1945, China was immediately plunged back into civil war between Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalists and Mao Tse-tung's Communists; and the latter's victory in 1949 changed the world for the rest of the 20th century and beyond.

Buy Chinese Army 1937-49 book by Philip S. Jowett from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781841769042
ISBN-10: 1841769045
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 184mm x 4mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 6-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Chinese Army 1937-49 book by Philip S. Jowett and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Philip S. Jowett

Philip Jowett was born in Leeds in 1961 and has been interested in military history for as long as he can remember. His first Osprey book was the ground-breaking Men-at-Arms 306: 'Chinese Civil War Armies 1911 - 49'; he has since published a three-part sequence on the Italian Army 1940 - 45 (Men-at-Arms volumes 340, 349 & 353). A rugby league enthusiast and amateur genealogist, he is married and lives in Lincolnshire. Stephen Walsh studied art at the North East Wales Institute. Since then, he has worked mainly for the American historical board-game market, fulfilling a lifelong interest in historical subjects. His American works include the best-selling Settlers of Catan. He has also produced many pieces of artwork inspired by J R R Tolkien. He is married with two children and lives in Macclesfield.

Books By Author Philip S. Jowett

Rising Sun at War by Philip S. Jowett

Rising Sun at War

Paperback, March 2017
$35.99
Modern African Wars 5 by Philip S. Jowett

Modern African Wars 5

Paperback, September 2016
$20.69
Imperial Chinese Armies 1840-1911 by Philip S. Jowett

Imperial Chinese Armies 1840-1911

Paperback, April 2016
$19.79
China and Japan at War 1937 - 1945 by Philip S. Jowett

China and Japan at War 1937 - 1945

Paperback, March 2016
$40.49