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A Sherman tank of the 9th Royal Deccan Horse, advancing with Infantry, Burma, 1945

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

The 9th Royal Deccan Horse were part of 255th Indian Armoured Brigade and fought with the 17th Indian Infantry Division in Burma at the Battle of Meiktila, the Battle of Pokoku, the Irrawaddy River operations and the capture of Rangoon.

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

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1974-09-79-119


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study Collection

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