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THE BRITISH ARMY IN BURMA The British commander and Indian crew of a Sherman tank of the Royal Deccan Horse, Indian Tank Brigade, encounter a newly liberated elephant on the road to Meiktila, 29 March

Burmese with incense in foreground watch column of WWII soldiers march through village. Photographer Unknown

Burmese with incense in foreground watch column of WWII soldiers march through…

US Army cavalryman c. 1941

During the US continued fielding horse cavalry units and practice training.The last horse Army cavalry charge took place against Japanese forces during fighting in Bataan in the village of Morong on 16 Jan by the Cavalry Regiment of the Philippine Scouts.

Sherman tanks of 33rd Armoured Brigade, supporting 3rd Infantry Division, moving forward near Lebisey Wood for Operation 'Charnwood', the assault on Caen, 8 July 1944.

Sherman tanks of Armoured Brigade, supporting Infantry Division, moving forward near Lebisey Wood for Operation ‘Charnwood’, the assault on Caen, 8 July Operation 'Charnwood’ was an Anglo-Canadian offensive that took place from 8 to

Column of American soldiers march past a basha in WWII Burma. Photographer Unknown

Column of American soldiers march past a basha in WWII Burma.

"A typical Chindit dispersal group preparing to move out after a halt. This is almost certainly from the 1944 operation and I cannot recall the source for the photograph, so apologies to whoever that might have been." Courtesy: Steve Fogden. Chindit Chasing, Operation Longcloth 1943 (Burma).

In December 1941 Japan declared war on Britain and the United States of America. Japan had already been at war with China since 1931 and had forces positioned in the Far East ready to attack.

WWII Headquarters Co P & D Platoon pass through Burmese village of Tapong on march from Tonka to Mong Wi.  Photographer Colgate

WWII Headquarters Co P & D Platoon pass through Burmese village of Tapong on march from Tonka to Mong Wi.

M4 Sherman tank of 24th Lancers, 8th Armoured Brigade, passing a knocked-out German PzKpfw V Panther 12th SS-HJ near Rauray, Normandy. 30 JUN 44

A Sherman tank of Lancers, Armoured Brigade, passing a knocked-out German PzKpfw V Panther from SS tank near Rauray, 30 June 1944

Soldiers marching through Burmese village outside of Sitha on their way to Nansin are watched by two children peeking out from their basha. Photographer Kirsten

Soldiers marching through Burmese village outside of Sitha on their way to Nansin are watched by two children peeking out from their basha.

A British Sherman tank crew, smoking a variety of pipes, awaits the order to advance near Argentan, France, 21st August 1944.

A British Sherman tank crew, smoking a variety of pipes, awaits the order to advance near Argentan, France, August

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U.S. Army Pfc. Joseph E. Day holds a German helmet he has taken as a war trophy and a stray puppy he has adopted and named Invasion during the Battle of Normandy, France, June 1944.

Joseph E. Day holds a German helmet he has taken as a war trophy and a stray puppy he has adopted and named Invasion during the Battle of Normandy France June

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