THE BRITISH ARMY IN BURMA 1945 Men of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 36th Infantry Division, man a position by the River Mu's weir in anticipation of an enemy counter attack, January 1945.
Burma campaign: Attacking a Japanese position. (Hurricane IIC?)
An Indian cadet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) trains at the flight school in Kohat with a British-made Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft. The IAF played an instrumental role in blocking the advance of the Japanese Army in Burma during the Burma Campaign. It also carried out strike missions against Japanese airbases in the north of Thailand. December 1943. Image taken by Cecil Beaton.
The Death Railway, Thailand. The Burma Railway, also known as the Death Railway, the Thailand–Burma Railway and similar names, was a 415 kilometres (258 mi) railway between Bangkok, Thailand, and Rangoon, Burma (now Yangon, Myanmar), built by the Empire of Japan in 1943, to support its forces in the Burma campaign of World War II. The line was closed in 1947, but the section between Nong Pla Duk and Nam Tok was reopened ten years later in 1957.
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