Lost Footsteps
Lost Footsteps
Beginning of World War Two in Burma
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7 March 1942

Beginning of World War Two in Burma

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On 14 December 1941, the Japanese began their invasion of the Tenasserim. This is a photograph of British troops along Sule Pagoda Road, probably from the 1st Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, who were amongst the last to remain in the city, until the final evacuation on 7 March 1942.

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