A selection of books which feature various locations in Asia

A Man Alone – A True Story of Mutiny in the Ranks

by Peter Court | The experiences of Sgt Robert T. (Bob) Robinson who faced insubordination from his platoon in the 14th ‘Forgotten’ Army in Burma during World War II
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A Passage to Peshawar

by Bill Precey
Adventures of a young officer in the Indian Army during WW2
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Adventures and Testimonies

by Grace Turner (nee Sajida Arnold)


An Anglo-Indian orphan's inspiring life story.

Available in softback or hardback versions.

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Adventures of a Flying Dutchman

by Rudolf J Idzerda
Autobiography of a WW2 pilot in the Netherlands Naval Air Service who went on to become a Rear Admiral and a Director of the World Wildlife Fund
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Chocks & Driptrays – an airmans experiences in the postwar RAF

by Stanley Newton
Experiences of an RAF Flight Mechanic in the UK, India and Pakistan 1946-56.
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Flying Boats, Fathers & Fate

by Trevor Richter
A tale of two RAF  flying boat pilots in the Far East during World War II and the remarkable coincidence that connected them
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From Port T to RAF Gan

by Peter Doling
Colourful history of the remote military base at Addu Atoll in the Maldive Islands 1941-76
ISBN 1-873203-89-6
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From Ypres to Georgetown

by Bob Simmons (with Sheryl Sinclair)
An Englishman’s adventures in Europe & the Far East during World War II & postwar career in Television
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Kaladan Mortars

by Michael Clarke
Experiences of  a British officer of the Forgotten 14th Army who commanded a mortar battery of Nigerian bombardiers in Burma during WW2.
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Letters from a Kashmir Memsahib

by Margaret Cloughley
An evocative series of letters describing the author's experiences during a two-year stay in this remote Himalayan province.
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Looking Backwards Over Burma

by Dennis Spencer DFC
A former Beaufighter navigator with 211 Squadron RAF recalls his  operational tour of duty in Burma and Thailand in 1944/5.
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Operation Pharos

by Ken Rosam
An illustrated account of the construction and operation of the Allied airbase on the Cocos Keeling Islands in the Indian Ocean during World War II.
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Over Hell and High Water

by Leslie Parsons
The author's two full operational tours as an RAF navigator with 622 Squadron of RAF Bomber Command on bombing raids over Germany and 99 Squadron operating in the Far East over vast stretches of the Indian ocean.
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Return to Gan

by Michael Butler
An account of activities at RAF Gan in 1960-61 and of a recent return visit to see what remains of the former base.
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Seletar - Crowning Glory

Seletar: Crowning Glory

by David Taylor
An illustrated history of RAF Seletar in Singapore 1928-71.
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Soldier, Adventurer and Sinner – Memories of the SAS

by Charles Hebden
A former member of The Malayan Scouts  –  renamed the 22nd Special Air Service (SAS)  –  recalls his combat experiences in the Malayan jungle  during the 1950s
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The Tall Man Who Never Slept by James Bradley

The Tall Man Who Never Slept

by James Bradley
Biography of Cyril Wild, a British officer who played a significant role in Singapore during World War 2
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The Wheel of the Law

by Duncan Forbes
Imaginative tales examining varying attitudes to life, death, love, sex and relationships in various parts of the world, inspired by the author's extensive travels in Europe, Asia and the Far East.
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Trumpeters - Boy Soldiers of the Royal Artillery

by strong>Brian Cloughley
The story of the Royal Artillery's Boy Trumpeters or 'badgies' who served in the British Army and Indian Army until the 1940s.
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