Burma

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

 
 
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GOVERNOR OF BURMA AT CIVIC HALL, RANGOON (17/10/1945) (1945)

The newly returned Governor of Burma, Sir Reginald Dorman-Smith, attends a civic reception in Rangoon and makes a ...

 

GOVERNOR OF BURMA AT CIVIC HALL, RANGOON (17/10/1945) (1945)

The newly returned Governor of Burma, Sir Reginald Dorman-Smith, attends a civic reception in Rangoon and makes a ...

 

GOVERNOR OF BURMA ATTENDS FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS IN RANGOON... (1945)

Sir Reginald Dorman-Smith, the recently returned Governor of Burma, attends a dragon dance in the Chinese quarter of ...

 

GOVERNOR OF BURMA ATTENDS RANGOON RACES (18/10/1945) (1945)

Sir Reginald Dorman-Smith, the recently returned Governor of Burma, attends races at Kyaikasan racecourse in Rangoon.

Dorman-Smith with a ...

 

GOVERNOR OF BURMA RECEIVES WELCOMING ADDRESS IN RANGOON... (1945)

Sir Reginald Dorman-Smith, the recently returned Governor of Burma, receives a civic welcome in Rangoon.

Series of severely underlit ...

 

GOVERNOR OF BURMA RETURNS TO RANGOON (16/10/1945) (1945)

Dorman-Smith's car arrives at Rangoon Cathedral and he gets out. Lady Dorman-Smith with the Rt Rev the Lord Bishop of ...

 

GOVERNOR OF BURMA RETURNS TO RANGOON (16/10/1945) (1945)

Sir Reginald Dorman-Smith, the pre-war Governor of Burma, returns to Government House, Rangoon, after years of government-in-exile.

Wide shot ...

 

GOVERNOR OF BURMA RETURNS TO RANGOON (16/10/1945) (1945)

Sir Reginald Dorman-Smith, the pre-war Governor of Burma, returns to Government House, Rangoon, after years of government-in-exile.

View looking ...

 

GOVERNOR OF BURMA RETURNS TO RANGOON (16/10/1945) (1945)

Sir Reginald Dorman-Smith, the pre-war Governor of Burma, returns to Government House, Rangoon, after years of government-in-exile.

Fairly dark ...

 

GOVERNOR OF BURMA RETURNS TO RANGOON (16/10/1945) (1945)

Sir Reginald Dorman-Smith, the pre-war Governor of Burma, returns to Government House, Rangoon, after years of government-in-exile.

Guards lining ...

 

GROUND ATTACK AND SUPPLY OPERATIONS BY RAF HAWKER HURRICANES... (1945)

Aerial footage of RAF Hawker Hurricane ground attack and supply operations in and around Mandalay, Burma.

Aerial footage; the ...

 

GUNNERS OF 53RD BRIGADE LANDING NEAR RU-YWA (16/2/1945) (1945)

During the night Royal Artillery troops landed on a small island near Ru-Ywa, Burma, and manhandled their 5.5 ...

 

GURKHAS ENTER PEGU (2/5/1945) (1945)

Gurkha infantry of 1st Battalion 10th Gurkha Rifles, 63rd Brigade, 17th Indian Division, seen entering the town of ...

 

HAWKER HURRICANE OPERATIONS BY RAF 42 SQUADRON AT ONBAUK... (1945)

RAF 42 Squadron are briefed before a sortie from Onbauk forward airstrip, near Shwebo, Burma.

Taxiing RAF Hawker Hurricane ...

 

HURRICANE CLOSE SUPPORT EXERCISE NEAR MEIKTILA (23/4/1945) (1945)

RAF Hawker Hurricane fighter-bombers conduct an exercise in close air support near Meiktila, central Burma.

A plume of dust ...

 

HURRICANE GROUND ATTACK OPERATIONS FROM ONBAUK AIRSTRIP,... (1945)

Hawker 'Hurribomber' aircraft are rearmed at Onbauk forward airstrip on the River Irrawaddy before attacking nearby Japanese targets.

An ...

 

INDIAN ENGINEERS' FIELD FOUNDRY ON AKYAB ISLAND (4/2/1945) (1945)

In the ruins of factories on Akyab Island (Sittwe), Burma, enough material and equipment was found by the ...

 

INDIAN ENGINEERS' FIELD WORKSHOP IN BURMA (1945 (?)) (1945)

Film showing vehicle maintenance activities at a field workshop in Burma.

An officer seen using a loud hailer. A ...

 

INDIAN NEWS PARADE NO 136 (19/10/1945) (1945) enhanced entry

I. "THE NEWS IN BRIEF. Karachi Contact Club, Pola Festival, Nagpur - Police Investiture". Sir Hugh Dow, Governor of Sind, ...

INDIAN NEWS PARADE NO 139 (9/11/1945)

INDIAN NEWS PARADE NO 139 (9/11/1945) (1945)has video enhanced entry

I. "AUSTRALIAN CRICKET TEAM ARRIVES IN INDIA". Australians arrive in Bombay for a cricket tour that will take them to ...

 

INDIAN SAPPERS PREPARE A ROAD IN THE ARAKAN (10/4/1945) (1945)

Indian Sappers and Miners of 26th Indian Division, XV Indian Corps, seen at work with shovels, picks and ...

 

INDIAN TROOPS RETURN HOME AT RAF MAURIPUR, KARACHI... (1945)

Indian troops, many of whom had been overseas for several years serving in Africa and the Mediterranean, are ...

 

INLAND WATER TRANSPORT ON THE IRRAWADDY (5/7/1945) (1945)

Scenes of Inland Water Transport operations on the River Irrawaddy in Burma.

A number of local rafts on the ...

 

INLAND WATER TRANSPORT ON THE RIVER CHINDWIN (4/1945) (1945)

Reel 1: A Ramp Cargo Lighter (RCL) being launched. A man paints an identity number (N-226) onto a Higgins barge ...

 

IRRAWADDY CROSSING BY 7TH DIVISION AT NYAUNGU (14/2/1945) (1945)

Troops of 2nd Battalion South Lancashire Regiment, 4th Battalion 14th Punjab Regiment and the 4th Battalion 1st Gurkha ...

 

IV INDIAN CORPS ON THE ROAD TO RANGOON (25/4/1945) (1945)

Motor transport of IV Indian Corps seen passing through the Oktwin area, south of Toungoo, on the road ...

 

JAPANESE BREAKOUT FROM THE PEGU YOMAS TO THE EAST (21/7/1945) (1945)

Following the breakout of Japanese forces in the Pegu Yomas, mortars, armoured cars, tanks and infantry are deployed ...

 

JAPANESE CONSTRUCTED ROAD IN ARAKAN (1/4/1945) (1945)

The Japanese Army constructed a road through the Arakan, Burma, from the An Valley to Taungup and Prome ...

 

JAPANESE CONSTRUCTED ROAD IN ARAKAN (2/4/1945) (1945)

The Japanese Army constructed a road through the Arakan, Burma, from the An Valley to Taungup and Prome ...

 

JAPANESE EMISSARIES ARRIVE AT RANGOON (26/8/1945) (1945)

Japanese emissaries arrive at Mingaladon airfield, near Rangoon, Burma, to begin preliminary surrender negotiations.

Two Japanese Mitsubishi Ki-57 'Topsy' ...

 

JAPANESE EMISSARIES ARRIVE AT RANGOON (26/8/1945) (1945)

Japanese emissaries arrive at Mingaladon airfield, near Rangoon, Burma, to begin preliminary surrender negotiations.

Air Vice Marshal Bouchier (commander ...

 

JAPANESE EMISSARIES ARRIVE AT RANGOON (26/8/1945) (1945)

Japanese emissaries arrive at Mingaladon airfield, near Rangoon, Burma, to begin preliminary surrender negotiations.

Two Japanese Mitsubishi Ki-57 'Topsy' ...

 

JAPANESE EMISSARIES ARRIVE AT RANGOON (26/8/1945) (1945)

Japanese emissaries arrive at Mingaladon airfield, near Rangoon, Burma, to begin preliminary surrender negotiations.

At Mingaladon airfield, Rangoon, a ...

 

JAPANESE EMISSARIES ARRIVE AT RANGOON (26/8/1945) (1945)

Japanese emissaries arrive at Mingaladon airfield, near Rangoon, Burma, to begin preliminary surrender negotiations.

Japanese delegates, led by Lieutenant-General ...

 

JAPANESE EMISSARIES ARRIVE AT RANGOON (26/8/1945) (1945)

Japanese emissaries arrive at Mingaladon airfield, near Rangoon, Burma, to begin preliminary surrender negotiations.

Two Japanese Mitsubishi Ki-57 'Topsy' ...

 

JAPANESE EMISSARIES ARRIVE AT RANGOON (26/8/1945) (1945)

Japanese emissaries arrive at Mingaladon airfield, near Rangoon, Burma, to begin preliminary surrender negotiations.

Two Japanese Mitsubishi Ki-57 'Topsy' ...

 

JAPANESE EMISSARIES ARRIVE IN BRITISH TERRITORY ON... (1945)

With the surrender of Japan, a party of Japanese troops arrives in British territory on the banks of ...

 

JAPANESE EMISSARIES ARRIVE IN BRITISH TERRITORY ON... (1945)

With the surrender of Japan, a party of Japanese troops arrives in British territory on the banks of ...

 

JAPANESE EMISSARIES AT RANGOON (26/8/1945) (1945)

Japanese emissaries arrive at Mingaladon airfield near Rangoon, Burma, to begin preliminary negotiations for surrender of Japanese forces ...

 

JAPANESE EMISSARIES AT RANGOON SIGN INSTRUMENT OF SURRENDER... (1945)

Japanese emissaries, led by Lieutenant-General Takazo Numata, sign an instrument of surrender in Rangoon, Burma.

Lieutenant-General Numata (Chief of ...

 

JAPANESE EMISSARIES SIGN PRELIMINARY AGREEMENT IN RANGOON... (1945)

Japanese envoys sign a preliminary treaty at Government House, Rangoon, Burma.

Interior footage with live sound in the hall ...

 

JAPANESE EMISSARIES SIGN PRELIMINARY AGREEMENT IN RANGOON... (1945)

Japanese envoys sign a preliminary agreement at Government House, Rangoon, Burma.

Interior footage shot from a high point looking ...

 

JAPANESE ENVOYS DEPART AFTER SIGNING TREATY AT RANGOON... (1945)

Japanese envoys, led by Lieutenant-General Takazo Numata (Chief of Staff, Southern Army) and Rear Admiral Kaigye Chudo (Deputy ...

 

JAPANESE ENVOYS DEPART AFTER SIGNING TREATY AT RANGOON... (1945)

Japanese envoys, led by Lieutenant-General Takazo Numata (Chief of Staff, Southern Army) and Rear Admiral Kaigye Chudo (Deputy ...

 

JAPANESE ENVOYS SIGN TREATY AT RANGOON (27/8/1945) (1945)

Japanese envoys, led by Lieutenant-General Takazo Numata (Chief of Staff, Southern Army) and Rear Admiral Kaigye Chudo (Deputy ...

 

JAPANESE ENVOYS SIGN TREATY AT RANGOON (27/8/1945) (1945)

Japanese envoys, led by Lieutenant-General Takazo Numata (Chief of Staff, Southern Army) and Rear Admiral Kaigye Chudo (Deputy ...

 

JAPANESE GUNS CAPTURED IN AND AROUND MEIKTILA (19/3/1945) (1945)

Japanese artillery pieces which have been captured in and around the town of Meiktila, central Burma, are lined ...

 

JAPANESE OCCUPIED MANDALAY FROM THE AIR (9/3/1945) (1945)

Aerial footage shows Mandalay (Burma) and outlying villages during the assault by British troops of 19th Indian Division ...