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Battle Is Fought to Be Won

(1960)
A novel by

 
 
MILITARY/WAR-A CIVILIAN HASTILY ENROLLED IN THE BRITISH ARMY.TONY GILLING WAS ALL TOO HUMAN.FRAUGHT WITH COMPLEXES AND HUMILIATED BY FAILURE IN A WORLD THAT WAS NOT HIS OWN,HE AND HIS DEPLETED COMPANY WERE THROWN INTO THE BREACH TO STEM THE TIDE OF FANATICAL JAPANESE FOR A FEW PRECIOUS HOURS.THE PATTERN WAS RELENTLESSLY THE SAME-DEMOLISH A BRIDGE,DEPLOY THE MEN AND REPULSE AN ONSLAUGHT OF BANZAI SCREAMING ENEMY;RETREAT A FEW MILES BLOW UP THE ROAD AND FACE THEM AGAIN.ALL THE TIME LOSING MEN,ALL THE TIME TORTURED BY SELF DOUBT BUT,IN THE END,GILLING WAS BETTER THAN HE KNEW.

    

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Paperback Editions

March 1973 : UK Paperback
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Title: Battle is Fought to be Won
Author(s): Francis Clifford
ISBN: 0-340-14983-3 / 978-0-340-14983-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Coronet Books
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October 1970 : UK Paperback
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Title: Battle is Fought to be Won
Author(s): Francis Clifford
ISBN: 0-340-02450-X / 978-0-340-02450-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
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January 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Battle Is Fought To Be Won
Author(s): Francis Clifford
Publisher: Endeavour Press
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