Episode 86: WWII's China-Burma-India Theater
Guest: Robert Lyman, author, A War of Empires: Japan, India, Burma & Britain: 1941–45
Sunday, December 19, 2021
This Week on History Happy Hour: It is the forgotten corner of WWII: The China, Burma, India theater. When Japan brutally defeated the British and Indian Armies, the situation turned desperate. New commanders, new tactics and a multi-million-man Indian Army gave the allies a shot at redemption. Would it be enough to turn the tide of war?
Host-historians Chris Anderson and Rick Beyer welcome Dr. Robert Lyman to talk about his new book: A War of Empires: Japan, India, Burma and Britain: 1941–45.
Find out how the hard-fought campaign impacted WWII, and led to a redrawing the map with an independent India. This Sunday at 4PM ET on History Happy Hour, where history is always on tap.