Burma

Burma attained independence in 1948. It is now known as Myanmar. 

 
 
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AIR CHIEF MARSHAL SIR KEITH PARK AND AIR COMMODORE... (1945)

Air Chief Marshal Sir Keith Park, Allied Air Commander-in-Chief of South East Asia Command and Air Commodore the ...

 

AIR ROAD TO MANDALAY - RAF LIBERATORS OF STRATEGIC... (1945)

Scenes of RAF Liberator heavy bomber operations over Burma.

RAF Consolidated Liberator heavy bombers of RAF 159 Squadron at ...

 

AIRBORNE INVASION OF RANGOON BY 50TH PARACHUTE BRIGADE... (1945)

Gurkha paratroopers seen gearing up and boarding their aircraft before parachuting into action near Rangoon, Burma, as part ...

 

AIRSTRIKE AND ARTILLERY ON JAPANESE POSITIONS (28/3/1945) (1945)

A coordinated attack takes place on Japanese positions along the Pindale to Mahlaing road north of Meiktila. Burma, ...

 

AIRSTRIKES NEAR THE RANGOON ROAD (16/4/1945) (1945)

United States Army Air Force medium bombers attack pockets of Japanese resistance after the capture of Yamethin, Burma.

North ...

 

ALLIED VICTORY PARADE IN RANGOON (15/6/1945) (1945)

Scenes of an Allied victory parade, mounted in monsoon weather in Rangoon, capital of Burma on 15 June ...

 

ALLIED VICTORY PARADE IN RANGOON (15/6/1945) (1945)

Scenes of an Allied victory parade, mounted in monsoon weather in Rangoon, capital of Burma, on 15 June ...

 

ALLIED VICTORY PARADE IN RANGOON (15/6/1945) (1945)

Scenes of an Allied victory parade, mounted in monsoon weather in Rangoon, capital of Burma, on 15 June ...

 

ALLIED VICTORY PARADE IN RANGOON (15/6/1945) (1945)

Scenes of an Allied victory parade, mounted in monsoon weather in Rangoon, capital of Burma, on 15 June ...

 

ALLIED VICTORY PARADE IN RANGOON (15/6/1945) (1945)

Scenes of an Allied victory parade, mounted in monsoon weather, in the Burmese capital Rangoon, 15 June 1945.

Views ...

 

ALLIED VICTORY PARADE IN RANGOON (15/6/1945) (1945)

Scenes of an Allied victory parade, mounted in monsoon weather in Rangoon, capital of Burma, on 15 June ...

 

ALLIED VICTORY PARADE IN RANGOON (15/6/1945) (1945)

Scenes of an Allied victory parade, mounted in monsoon weather in Rangoon, capital of Burma on 15 June ...

 

ALLIED VICTORY PARADE IN RANGOON - SENIOR OFFICERS'... (1945)

Close-ups of senior Allied officers, shot for editing purposes, during an Allied victory parade in Rangoon, Burma.

Series of ...

 

AMPHIBIOUS AIRCRAFT OF THE RAF AIR SEA RESCUE SERVICE... (1945)

Scenes of Supermarine Sea Otter amphibious biplanes in flight and the burning wreckage of a Sea Otter shot ...

 

AMPHIBIOUS LANDING AT RANGOON BY 26TH INDIAN DIVISION (1945)

Troops of 26th Indian Division, XV Indian Corps, seen aboard HMS Prins Albert before making an amphibious landing ...

 

AMPHIBIOUS LANDING AT RANGOON BY 26TH INDIAN DIVISION... (1945)

Troops of 26th Indian Division, XV Indian Corps, seen making an amphibious landing on the banks of the ...

 

AMPHIBIOUS LANDING AT RANGOON BY 26TH INDIAN DIVISION... (1945)

Troops of 26th Indian Division, XV Indian Corps, seen making an amphibious landing on the banks of the ...

 

AMPUTATION IN THE FIELD BY NO.6 MOBILE SURGICAL UNIT... (1945)

A Gurkha of the 3rd Battalion 2nd Gurkha Rifles has a leg amputated in a field hospital at ...

 

AN RAF WING ON THE MOVE IN BURMA (30/4/1945) (1945)

Part of an RAF Wing and an RAF Regiment Squadron moves across some difficult terrain to a new ...

 

ARMY TRANSFUSION UNIT AT WORK AT SINTHE (25/2/1945) (1945)

32nd Army (Blood) Transfusion Unit work at a forward airfield to save the lives of soldiers from IV ...

 

ARTILLERY SUPPORT - 20TH DIVISION BEACHHEAD 5.5 INCH... (1945)

A battery of the 1st Medium Regiment Royal Artillery in action as support for the beachhead operations of ...

 

ARTILLERY SUPPORT FOR 20TH DIVISION, 100TH BRIGADE... (1945)

1st Medium Regiment Royal Artillery in action near Myinmu, Burma.

An artillery piece is loaded and fired on Japanese ...

 

ATTACK ON FORT DUFFERIN (23/3/1945) (1945)

Concerted attacks by the RAF and British Army on Fort Dufferin, Mandalay, Burma are seen both from the ...

 

ATTACK ON PYAWBWE BY 17TH INDIAN DIVISION (11/4/1945) (1945)

Troops of 17th Indian Division seen attacking the village of Pyawbwe, on the road to Rangoon, Burma, and ...

 

AUSTER PILOTS PRACTICE CARRIER LANDINGS ON RAMREE ISLAND... (1945)

Pilots of an Artillery Air Observation Post (AOP) Squadron, attached to 26th Indian Division, practice landing in confined ...

 

BAILEY BRIDGE OVER THE PEGU CANAL AND SHERMANS IN ACTION... (1945)

Wide shot showing a very large structure built of Bailey bridging sections. Men of the Madras Sappers and Miners heaving ...

 

BATTLE OF RANGOON - LOW-LEVEL HEAVY BOMBING BY RAF... (1945)

RAF Liberators bomb defences in support of amphibious landings against Rangoon, Burma.

Aerial footage of Spitfires in the distance. ...

 

BENGAL'S GOVERNOR IN MANDALAY (18/3/1945) (1945)

His Excellency the Governor-General of Bengal, Mr Richard Gardiner Casey and Lieutenant-General W J ("Bill") Slim visit Mandalay, ...

 

BLOOD TRANSFUSION TO WEST AFRICAN TROOPS ON RAMREE... (1945)

At 30 West African Field Dressing Station at Kyaukpyu, volunteers from the Royal Navy and Royal Marines give ...

 

BLOWING SPAN OF THE PEGU BRIDGE (3/8/1945) (1945)

The single remaining span of the Pegu Bridge, originally blown by the British in 1942, is demolished by ...

 

BLOWING SPAN OF THE PEGU BRIDGE (3/8/1945) (1945)

The single remaining span of the Pegu Bridge, originally blown by the British in 1942, is demolished by ...

 

BOFORS GUNNERS PRACTISE LOADING AND UNLOADING FROM... (1945)

Gunners of 36th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery, equipped with QF 40mm (Bofors) guns, practice loading and unloaded ...

 

BOMB AND SHELL DAMAGE IN MANDALAY (23/3/1945) (1945)

Mandalay, Burma, has been left devastated by the bombing and shelling of the British forces attacking the Japanese.

General ...

 

BOMB DAMAGE ON RAMREE ISLAND (2/1945 (ca)) (1945)

Landings are made on beaches at Ramree Island with survey shots of damaged and destroyed buildings on the ...

 

BREN GUN CARRIERS ON THE ROAD TO MEIKTILA (27/2/1945) (1945)

17th Indian Division IV Corps on the road between Nyaungu and Meiktila, Burma.

Sherman tanks of Probyn's Horse (5th ...

 

BRIDGEHEAD OPERATIONS ON IRRAWADDY (28/2/1945) (1945)

Troops and armour are carried across the Irrawaddy River, Burma, at Myinze by a mixture of DUKWs and ...

 

BRIGADIER'S CONFERENCE BEFORE 7TH DIVISION'S IRRAWADDY... (1945)

Brigadier R G Collingwood, commander of 33rd Brigade (7th Indian Division) holds a conference of officers on the ...

 

BRITISH AND INDIAN TROOPS LIBERATE RAMREE TOWN (1945) enhanced entry

On Ramree Island off the Arakan coast of Burma, local civilians welcome British troops, who go sightseeing with ...

 

BRITISH NEWS NO. 241 (1945)

For a detailed shot list, contact NFTVA. Items include: ALLIES REGAIN INITIATIVE IN ARDENNES FROM OUR CAMERAMAN IN BURMA CANADA-RUSSIA ...

 

BRITISH NEWS NO. 268 (1945)

For a detailed shotlist, contact NFTVA. Items include ROYAL VISIT TO ISLE OF MAN VICTORY IN BURMA BERLIN

 

BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR LEAVE RANGOON (4/5/1945) (1945)

Allied prisoners of war (POWs), recently liberated from Japanese captivity at Rangoon jail, are seen boarding a ship ...

 

BURMA 1944 - 1945 (1945)

Amateur film shot by Lieutenant Miles Arrindell of the Second Battalion Suffolk Regiment records scenes during the Battle of Imphal, ...

 

BURMA VICTORY (1945) enhanced entry

Film about the Allied victory in Burma.

Introduction briefly outlines the geography and climate of Burma, and the extent ...

 

BURMA, PENANG, SIAM (1945)

Titles (2). Shwe Dagon Pagoda, Rangoon (50). Boats on Irrawaddy River and (98) market on river bank (106). Mountain and ...

 

BURMESE GET JAPANESE FOOD SUPPLIES (26/4/1945) (1945)

After the retreating Japanese abandon a trainload of foodstuffs in the face of the advancing 5th Indian Division ...

 

BURMESE THANK 14TH ARMY COMMANDER AT MONYWA (23/2/1945) (1945)

Lieutenant-General Sir William Slim, commander of 14th Army, is honoured with performances of traditional Burmese entertainments at Monywa, ...

 

BURMESE VILLAGE LIFE AROUND TAUNGUP (10/4/1945) (1945)

Scenes of Burmese civilian life in a large village in the Arakan region of Burma, five miles from ...

 

CALLING BLIGHTY NO 203 (MANCHESTER AREA) (1945)

Messages home from British Army personnel in Burma to their loved ones in the Manchester area. External scenes on the ...