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Allied troops taking cover during the battle for Meiktila, 1945

Photograph, World War Two, Far East, 1945.

Meiktila was the decisive battle in March 1945 which effectively ended Japanese hopes of maintaining their position in Central Burma.

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

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1974-09-79-122

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, Out of Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1974-09-79-122