RETREAT WITH STILWELLJack Belden Knopf ($3).
For 33-year-old TIME Correspondent Jack Belden, Burma was not just a
politico-military tragedy. It was also a fantastic personal adventure,
a dream, a series of violent, sick, hot, ruinous and sensuous images.
He crowds them into a dynamic account of the Burmese ordeal.
Under the Lorry. On the road retreating from Magwe, Belden listened to
General Bruce Scott speaking pensively between sips of soup: "What is
war? Who is the enemy? What is he? We can only grasp at the shape of
the antagonist before us, and then...
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