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Sergeant Makindi giving the battalion snipers lessons in compass-reading, Burma, 1944 (c)

Photograph, World War Two, Far East, 1944 (c).

Sergeant Makindi of the King's African Rifles was from Tanganyika and shortly before this photograph was taken had managed to get his intelligence patrol back to the unit HQ with all his men safe, having obtained the required information despite being ambushed by the Japanese on three occasions.

From an album of 190 photographs associated with the 11th East African Division and the King's African Rifles.

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NAM. 1982-06-58-65


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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