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Indian infantry advance through a burning village, Burma, 1945

Photograph, World War Two, Far East (1941-1945), 1945.

About 87,000 Indian soldiers lost their lives during World War Two (1939-1945), many of them in Burma where the Indian Army played a leading role in defeating the Japanese.

From a collection of official photographs collected by Major General (later Lieutenant General) Sir Frank Walter Messervy.

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NAM. 1974-09-79-101


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study Collection

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