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)

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

Guards lining ...

 

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.

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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 ...

 

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 ...