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WWII RAF Beaufighters Blast Japanese Train near Kanbalu, Burma Orig Press Photo

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WWII RAF Beaufighters Blast Japanese Train near Kanbalu, Burma Orig Press Photo

The South-East Asian Theatre of World War II was the name given to the campaigns of the Pacific War in Burma (now Myanmar), Ceylon, India, Thailand, Indochina, Malaya and Singapore. Conflict in the theatre began when the Empire of Japan invaded Thailand and Malaya from bases located in Indochina on December 8, 1941. The main landing at Singora (now Songkhla) on the east side of the Isthmus of Kra preceded the bombing of Pearl Harbor by several hours. Action in the theatre officially ended on…

The Chindits were a British India ‘Special Force’“ that served in Burma and India in 1943 and 1944 during the Burma Campaign in World War II.

WWII muleskineers and mules loaded with ammunition trudge to the top of an exposed ridge in Burma. Photographer Unknown

WWII muleskineers and mules loaded with ammunition trudge to the top of an exposed ridge in Burma.

Merrill's Marauders --actual film footage, 1944, North Burma

1944 ARC Identifier 603003 / Local Identifier This film covers the secret campaign, under General Frank D. Merrill, to reopen the Burma Road beh.

February 24,   1944: WWII ‐ “Merrill’s Marauders” enter Burma  -    Maj. Gen. Frank Merrill’s guerrilla force, nicknamed “Merrill’s Marauders,” begin a campaign in northern Burma. They were the first U.S.  ground troops on the Asian mainland.

Today in History: February 24

February WWII ‐ “Merrill’s Marauders” enter Burma - Maj. Frank Merrill’s guerrilla force, nicknamed “Merrill’s Marauders,” begin a campaign in northern Burma. ground troops on the Asian mainland.

Allied Tanks use the Burma Road for the first time in two years in Jan. 1945. Also called the 'Ledo Road', it was the only overland supply route to China during World War 2.

Allied Tanks Use The Burma Road Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

Allied Tanks use the Burma Road for the first time in two years in Jan. Also called the 'Ledo Road', it was the only overland supply route to China during World War WWII

Troops of 11th East African Division on the road to Kalewa, Burma, during the Chindwin River crossing

Troops of East African Division on the road to Kalewa, Burma, during the Chindwin River crossing

This Day in WWII History: Feb 24, 1944: "Merrill's Marauders" hit Burma

This Day in WWII History: Feb "Merrill's Marauders" hit Burma

M3 Grant supporting Gurkha infantry advancing on the Imphal-Kohima Road, Mid-1944

Grant tank advancing with Gurkha infantry to clear the Imphal - Kohima road, mid Armour in this theatre generally comprised types largely superceded in Europe and Italy.

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Four infantrymen of Brig. General Frank Merrill's "Marauders" look over the bodies of five Japanese fighters, victims of the American attack that resulted in the capture of Walawbum, Burma.

MERRILL'S MARAUDERS - North Burma ____ February - March, 1944. Marauder column passes bodies of Japanese killed shortly before in attempted ambush of a preceding I & R Platoon patrol that was advancing along a Burma trail through high elephant grass.

MERRILL'S MARAUDERS - North Burma ____ February - March, Marauder column passes bodies of Japanese killed shortly before in attempted ambush of a preceding I & R Platoon patrol that was advancing along a Burma trail through high elephant grass.

British 36th Division in Burma........ Not sure of this. These soldiers look like Australians.

Two members of the British Division (consisting of the Royal Scots Fusiliers, the Royal Welsh Fusiliers and the East Lancashire Regiment) in Burma wading through a river on the way from Hopin to Mohnyin. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

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