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  • HUMAN ANTI-TANK MINES IN BURMA

    HUMAN ANTI-TANK MINES IN BURMA

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 9 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    Japanese soldiers entrenched in holes in the Pegu road with 100lb aerial bombs between their knees were discovered by a British armoured column driving south. This image shows one such soldier, who is also holding a piece of steel with which to detonate...

  • BURMA CAMPAIGN

    BURMA CAMPAIGN

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    By land, sea and air British , Indian and Allied Forces are relentlessly searching out Japanese forces and driving them from Arakan. Picture Shows: A Royal Indian Navy rating interrogates villages on the Kaladan river, Arakan.

  • SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: NORTH AFRICA

    SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: NORTH AFRICA

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Men of the 4th Indian Division in action in the desert.

  • THE WAR IN THE FAR EAST: THE BURMA CAMPAIGN 1941-1945

    THE WAR IN THE FAR EAST: THE BURMA CAMPAIGN 1941-1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 9 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    The Battle of Imphal-Kohima March - July 1944: British infantrymen use a dismounted tank machine gun at Kohima.

  • FIFTH INDIAN DIVISION'S ADVANCE TO TIDDIM

    FIFTH INDIAN DIVISION'S ADVANCE TO TIDDIM

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 9 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    Lieutenant John Wright MC. from Wimledon, South London, seen here in the Bengal Sappers and Miners.

  • COMMONWEALTH FORCES IN INDIA

    COMMONWEALTH FORCES IN INDIA

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 9 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    Women of the newly-formed Naval Wing of the Women's Auxiliary Corps (India), 1945. Left to right are: Third Officer Daphne Jones; Chief Petty Officer Moina Imam; Chief Petty Officer Joan Campbell; Chief Petty Officer Betty Khan, all of the WAC (...

  • SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: AMERICAN AIRCRAFT. HELICOPTERS

    SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: AMERICAN AIRCRAFT. HELICOPTERS

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    A Sikorsky R-4 helicopter flying support operations against the Japanese in Northern Burma. This was the first time a helicopter was used in any theatre of war.

  • THE WAR IN THE FAR EAST: THE BURMA CAMPAIGN 1941-1945

    THE WAR IN THE FAR EAST: THE BURMA CAMPAIGN 1941-1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 9 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    The Retreat into India: British troops destroy equipment and machinery at the Yenangyaung oilfields before retreating.

  • SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: BURMA

    SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945: BURMA

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Tanks in action in Arakan. During heavy fighting in the course of which units of the 14th Army drove the Japanese out of the Ngakydauk Pass. Picture shows a General Lee tank traveling on the top of Ngakydauk Pass to engage camouflaged Japanese positions...

  • THE WAR IN THE FAR EAST: THE BURMA CAMPAIGN 1941-1945

    THE WAR IN THE FAR EAST: THE BURMA CAMPAIGN 1941-1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 9 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    The Campaign in Mandalay February - March 1945: Men of the Madras Sappers stand before the gates of Fort Dufferin after the Japanese had fled.

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