Meiktila 1945: The battle to liberate Burma (Campaign)

Meiktila 1945: The battle to liberate Burma (Campaign)


Osprey's exam of the Meiktila crusade of worldwide warfare II (1939-1945). within the spring of 1944, jap fifteenth military used to be shattered at Imphal and Kohima, permitting common William narrow, commander of 14th military, to free up Burma overland from India – a job thought of most unlikely via the British chiefs of employees. Overcoming big logistical difficulties, slender coordinated a accurately timed assault alongside a 200-mile entrance, the longest adverse river crossing of the total warfare, and an armored sprint at the back of enemy strains that seized Meiktila, slicing eastern offer strains. Mandalay fell and on the finish of March 1945, with the conflict misplaced, the japanese withdrew south. slender gave them no probability; Allied troops raced south and captured Rangoon. the japanese military in Burma was once accomplished.

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