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J.A.C Mackie

J.A.C Mackie reviews 'The Other 100 Years War' by Russell Braddon

April 1984, no. 59 01 April 1984
The Japanese tactics in today’s export war are identical with those they employed so successfully in 1941–42 against a bigger army than theirs in Malaya: they attack individual units ‘with surprise and with our strength concentrated’. This is one of the two leitmotifs of Russell Braddon’s book. The other is his notion of Japan’s ‘hundred years’ war’. During his years of captivit ... (read more)