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  • Lord Louis Mountbatten at Rangoon Victory Parade : 15th June 1945

    Lord Louis Mountbatten at Rangoon Victory Parade : 15th June 1945

    (art) Made by: Hennell, Thomas Barclay 1945-06-15

    Art.IWM ART LD 5227

    image: A view looking across the parade ground. The ground is filled with troops and surrounded by spectators. Mountbatten and entourage are visible just left of centre. In the background, buildings and a pagoda are visible.

  • Rangoon, May 1945. A view from the Royal Naval Signal Tower

    Rangoon, May 1945. A view from the Royal Naval Signal Tower

    (art) Made by: Morris, James

    Art.IWM ART LD 5530

    image: A view across the war damaged rooftops of Rangoon from an open balcony. A sailor, standing right, uses a signaling lamp to signal to a ship in the distant harbour, while another notes the responses.

  • OPERATION DRACULA: CIVILIANS WELCOME TROOPS AT RANGOON DOCKS [Allocated Title]

    OPERATION DRACULA: CIVILIANS WELCOME TROOPS AT RANGOON DOCKS [Allocated Title]

    (film) Made by: Public Relations Directorate, India (Production sponsor) 1945-05-01

    JIN 60

    Footage from Operation Dracula, the amphibious landing by 26th Indian Division at Rangoon, Burma, showing the enthusiastic welcome of troops by the local population.

  • The First British Troops in Rangoon

    The First British Troops in Rangoon

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5181

    image: a view from a ship towards the quay side where civilians are gathering to welcome the troops. Behind the crowds the twisted wreckage of some bombed buildings are just visible.

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN BURMA, APRIL 1945

    THE CAMPAIGN IN BURMA, APRIL 1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE, CENTRAL OFFICE OF INFORMATION AND AMERICAN SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Stubbs A (Sgt)

    SE 3891

    Indian engineers construct a wooden bridge over a shallow stream or 'chaung' during the advance to Rangoon.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN BURMA 1945

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN BURMA 1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE, CENTRAL OFFICE OF INFORMATION AND AMERICAN SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 9 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    SE 3915

    Men of the 15th Indian Corps help to bring ashore a 25-pdr field gun from a landing craft at Elephant Point, south of Rangoon at the beginning of operation 'Dracula', 2 May 1945.

  • JAPANESE PEACE EMISSARIES ARRIVE AT RANGOON, BURMA, 1945

    JAPANESE PEACE EMISSARIES ARRIVE AT RANGOON, BURMA, 1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE, CENTRAL OFFICE OF INFORMATION AND AMERICAN SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 9 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    SE 4594

    In the Throne Room, Government House, Rangoon, which was used for the surrender negotiations, Lieutenant General Takazo Numata with Lieutenant Colonel Morio Tomura (left) and Rear Admiral Kaigye Chudo (right) faces the Allied commanders (front row, l to...

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN BURMA 1945

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN BURMA 1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE, CENTRAL OFFICE OF INFORMATION AND AMERICAN SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Wishart, Basil Fergusson

    SE 4210

    The Supreme Allied Commander, SEAC, Admiral the Lord Louis Mountbatten, takes the salute during the Rangoon Victory Day Parade, 15 June 1945.

  • 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, CENTRAL OFFICE OF INFORMATION AND AMERICAN SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 9 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    SE 4523

    Japanese Prisoners of War: A Chinese girl from one of the Japanese Army's 'comfort battalions' awaits interrogation at a camp in Rangoon.

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR AT RANGOON, 1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR AT RANGOON, 1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE, CENTRAL OFFICE OF INFORMATION AND AMERICAN SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 9 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    SE 4667

    A group of former British prisoners of war from Camp 201 Kilo shortly after their arrival at Mingladon airfield, Rangoon. Released prisoners from Malaya and Thailand were flown to Mingladon by Royal Air Force Dakota aircraft.

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