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Burma Campaign, WW2: A lorry of the British 36th Infantry Division enters the town of Tigyiang during the advance down the Irrawaddy Valley towards Mandalay, 22 December 1944. Burma was Britain's longest campaign during WW2.
The Burma Railway, also known as the Death Railway, the Thailand–Burma Railway and similar names, was a 415 kilometres (258 mi) railway between Bangkok, Thailand, and Rangoon, Burma (now Yangon, Myanmar), built by the Empire of Japan in 1943, to support its forces in the Burma campaign of World War II.
The Chindits (officially in 1943 77th Indian Infantry Brigade and in 1944 3rd Indian Infantry Division) were a British India "Special Force" that served in Burma & India in 1943 & 1944 during the Burma Campaign in WWII. They were formed into long range penetration groups trained to operate deep behind Japanese lines.
Troops of the 11th East Africa Infantry Division on the road to Kalewa, Burma, during the Chindwin River crossing. The 11th East Africa Infantry Division was composed of soldiers from the modern-day nations of Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Tanzania and Zimbabwe. The division fought with the British Fourteenth Army in Burma (Myanmar) during the Burma Campaign. In the later part of 1944, the division pursued the Japanese retreating from Imphal in Northeast India down the Kabaw Valley in Burma and…