Insight Guides: all you need to inspire every step of your journey. An in-depth book, now with free app and eBook. From deciding when to go, to choosing what to see when you arrive, this is all you need to plan your trip and experience the best of Myanmar, with in-depth insider information on must-see, top attractions like Bagan and Inle Lake, ......
This is a double sided and illustrated, folded map sheet of 'Upper Myanmar' - including a detailed city map of Mandalay. The map sheet is more than just a map, heavily illustrated with 49 colour photos and it includes useful information for the traveller - both before and during a visit.
An isolated and remote country, unspoiled by mass tourism, Myanmar aka Burma is for the curious traveller, not the average tourist. This book takes you on a tour of Burma from the great Ayeyarwady River to Kipling's Mandalay, the last of Burma's royal capitals. It also explores the exotic Inle Lake whose inhabitants live on floating islands.
Jack continues his war flying Beaufighters then Mosquitoes, initially over the North Sea attacking German convoys then over Burma supporting the 14th Army on their offensive against the Japs. He is exposed to the cultural differences of the Subcontinent and is appreciative though at times embarrassed by his personal circumstances as an Officer.
A Burma Soldier's Story in Letters, Photographs and Sketches
The Forgotten Army consists of the letters, photos and sketches of a soldier fighting the Japanese in Burma that were sent home to the author's parents in Lancashire. Sketches, illustrations, photographs and paintings have been placed with 440 original letters spanning military service in the army at home, India, Burma and Malaya.
In the dark for decades under the oppressive rule of the military junta, in the spring of 2012 Myanmar finally glimpsed the first rays of a democracy that may well prove to be permanent. Christine Nilsson has travelled extensively throughout the country
RAF Liberators over Burma provides an insight of operational flying in the Far East, including an examination of the importance of bombing bridges and railway constructions to thwart the Japanese transit infrastructure. In many cases the efforts and sacrifice by dedicated Commonwealth aircrew are recounted from their own flying logbooks.
Enchanting Myanmar paints a portrait of this rapidly-changing country with informative text and brand-new images taken specifically for the book to introduce you to what will be a truly unforgettable visit.
Aboard RAF B-24 Liberators, wireless operator/air gunner Bill Kirkness DFM flew a tour of ops against Japanese targets in Burma. His memoir is a compelling, dignified account of an average man's war from 1942 into 1944 in England, the Mediterranean, Africa, and India. Researcher Matt Poole seamlessly weaves historical detail into Bill's narrative.