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ON THE 8TH FEBRUARY 1943 – OPERATION LONGCLOTH: ORDE WINGATE'S FIRST CHINDIT EXPEDITION MARCH INTO BURMA.
The Chindits were the largest of the allied Special Forces of World War II. They were formed, named and lead by Major General Orde Wingate DSO. The Chindits operated deep behind enemy lines in North Burma in the War against Japan. READ MORE:
The BBC would like to contact family members of the crew of ‘F for Freddie,’ an Avro Lancaster bomber b.Mk I (ED586: EMF) which flew many sorties over Germany during WW2. READ MORE:
Forces War Records now has 4 million WWII records available. Log on to find out more - there could be a war hero in your family just waiting to be discovered, and remembered.
A new visitor attraction is due to open 30th January 2018. The £16 million International Bomber Command Centre project, which serves as a point for recognition, remembrance and reconciliation for those who served, supported or suffered the bombing campaigns during the Second World War. #RAF100
Journey’s End – A new film based on the award-winning play and novel by R.C Sherriff which is set in a British dugout on the eve of the great German offensive of March 1918. READ MORE HERE:
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