Origins of the Campaign; Chronology; Opposing Commanders; Opposing Armies; Opposing Plans; The Advance to the Irrawaddy; The Attack on Meiktila; The Defence of Meiktila; Aftermath; The Battlefield Today; Bibliography; Index
Edward Young developed an interest in the Meiktila campaign whilst writing his book 'Air Commando Fighters of World War II'. He has since spent more than two years studying the campaign in detail and has taken a trip to Burma to 'walk' the battlefields. He has previously written several books including 'Aerial Nationalism: A History of Aviation in Thailand' (Smithsonian Institution, 1995). Howard Gerrard studied at the Wallasey School of Art and has been a freelance designer and illustrator for over 20 years. He has won both the Society of British Aerospace Companies Award and the Wilkinson Sword Trophy and has illustrated a number of Osprey books including Campaign 100: 'D-Day 1944 (1) Omaha Beach' and Campaign 115: 'Battle of the Ardennes (1) St Vith and the Northern Shoulder'. Howard lives and works in Kent.