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The books have been grouped according to which of the campaigns they relate to. They are then further divided by author types, Official Histories, War Correspondents, Military Historians and Chindit Veterans. Books by Chindit veterans are further grouped under the brigade and unit they served with. 
 
1943 and 1944 Campaigns
Official Histories
Kirby, Maj.Gen. S. Woodburn (1961) 'The War Against Japan' Vol. II and III, History of the Second World War (HMSO)
Prasad, S.N. et al  (1958) 'Reconquest of Burma' Vol. I, Official History of the Indian Armed Forces in the Second World War
Military Historians
Rooney, David (1994) 'Wingate and the Chindits - Redressing the Balance'
Chinnery, Philip (1997) 'March or Die - The Story of Wingate's Chindits'
1943 Campaign
War Correspondents
Burchett, W.G. (1944) 'Wingate's Phantom Army'
Rolo, Charles J. (1944) 'Wingate's Raiders'
Halley, David (1944) 'With Wingate in Burma' 
(covers King's (Liverpool) Regiment, 8 Column)
Books by Chindit Veterans
1943 / 77 Brigade / 3 Column  
James, Harold (1993) 'Across the Threshold of Battle'
1943 / 77 Brigade / 5 Column  
Fergusson, Bernard (1945) 'Beyond the Chindwin'
Stibbe, Philip (1994) 'Return via Rangoon'
1943 / 77 Brigade / 1 and 2  Columns
MacHorton, Ian (1958) 'Safer than a Know Way'
Painter, Robin (1990) 'A Signal Honour - With the Chindits and XIV Army in Burma'
1944 Campaign
Military Historians
Bidwell, Shelford (1979) 'The Chindit War - The Campaign in Burma 1944'
Thomas, Lowell (1952) 'Back to Mandalay' 
Books by Chindit Veterans
1944 Campaign
Mead, Lieut.-Colonel. P.W. (1955) 'The Chindit Operations of 1944', article from R.U.S.I. Journal May 1995.
1944 / HQ
Tulloch, Major-General Derek (1972) 'Wingate in Peace and War'
Mead, Peter (1987) 'Orde Wingate and the Historians'
1944 / 3rd West African Brigade / 7 Bn Nigeria Regiment 
Carfrae, Charles (1985) 'Chindit Column'
1944 / 3rd West African Brigade / 12 Bn Nigeria Regiment 
Shaw, James (1953) 'The March Out - The End of the Chindit Operation'
Shaw, Jesse (1986) 'Special Force - A Chindit's Story'
1944 / 14 Brigade / 2 Bn The Black Watch
Cochrane, Stewart and William (2000) 'Chindit'
1944 / 16 Brigade
Fergusson, Bernard (1946) ' The Wild Green Earth'
1944 / 16 Brigade / 45th Reconnaissance Regiment
Sharp, Phil (1995) ' To be a Chindit'
1944 / 16 Brigade / 2 Bn Queen's Royal Regiment
The Queens Royal Surrey Regiment Museum (1991) 'The Queen's in Burma'
1944 / 23 Brigade / 2 Bn Duke of Wellington's Regiment
Wilcox, W.A. (1945) 'Chindit Column 76'
1944 / 77 Brigade
Calvert, Michael (1952) 'Prisoners of Hope'
Calvert, Michael (1973) 'Chindits - Long Range Penetration'
1944 / 77 Brigade / 1st Bn Lancashire Fusiliers
Jeffrey W.F. (1950) 'Sunbeams Like Swords'
1944 / 77 Brigade / 3 Bn 9th Gurkha Rifles
Towill, Bill (2000) 'A Chindit's Chronicle'
1944 / 111 Brigade
Masters, John (1961) 'The Road Past Mandalay'
James, Richard Rhodes (1980) 'Chindit'
1944 / Morris Force / 4 Bn 9th Gurkha Rifles
O'Brien, Terence (1984) 'Out of the Blue - A Pilot with the Chindits'
Autobiographies/Biographies
Sykes, Christopher (1959) 'Orde Wingate'
Royle, Trevor (1995) 'Orde Wingate - Irregular Soldier'
Bierman, J. and Smith C. (1999) 'Fire in the Night - Wingate of Burma, Ethiopia and Zion'
Calvert, Mike (1994) 'Fighting Mad'
Rooney, David (1997) 'Mad Mike - A Life of Brigadier Michael Calvert'
Fergusson, Bernard (1970) 'The Trumpet in the Hall'
Thompson, Sir Robert (1989) 'Make for the Hills'
1944 / 1st Air Commando Group
Arnold, General H.H. (1944) 'The Aerial Invasion of Burma' (The National Geographic Magazine August 1944)
Merson H.A. et al (1994) 'Operation Thursday - Birth of the Air Commandos'
Van Wagner, R.D. (1998) 'Any Time, Any Place, Any Where - The 1st Air Commandos in World War II'
Young, Edward (2000) 'Air Commando Fighters of World War II'
The Burma War
Owen, Frank (HMSO) (1946)  'Campaign in Burma'
Air Ministry (HMSO) (1949) 'Wings of the Phoenix - The Official Story of the Air War in Burma'
Slim, Field Marshal Viscount (1956) 'Defeat Into Victory'
Smith, E.D. (1979) 'Battle for Burma'
Allen, Louis (1984) 'Burma the Longest War 1941-45'
Rooney, David (1992) 'Burma Victory'
Thompson. Julian (2002) 'The Imperial War Museum Book of the War in Burma'
Other Books
Thompson, Julian (1998) 'Imperial War Museum book of War Behind Enemy Lines'
Videos / Chindits
'Chindit Commander : Brigadier Michael Calvert DSO and bar' (British Legion 1997)
available from British Legion Remembrance Travel Web Site
'Gladiators of World War II : The Chindits' (BBC Worldwide 2002)
'Chindit Tales' (A.P.S. Productions)
Videos / Burma War
'British Campaigns : Burma 1941-1945' (DD Video 2001)
'The World at War Vol. 7 : It's a Lovely Day Tomorrow' (Thames Television 1982)
'Burma Victory : The Forgotten War' (Imperial War Museum/DD video 1993)
'Burma : Royal Air Force' (Imperial War Museum/DD video)
'War in the Far East' (British Pathe News 1995)
'The War in the Jungle' (Pegasus 2002)

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