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The village that beat two empires

If the Siege of Kohima isn’t as instantly recognisable to western ears as earlier battles involving similarly catastrophic slaughter - like the Gallipoli landings or the nightmarish Third Battle of Ypres - it may be because of the fact that the bulk

17th April, 2010

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By Fergal Keane

Harper Press, €27

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