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    The 14th Army defeat the Japanese in the Burma Campaign in 1944

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    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Japanese Defeat in Burma

    MYANMAR: Arakan:

    AEROPLANES, American. VULTEE VENGEANCE plane ready to take off on Burma front (Arakan)..monkey climbs on plane..dropping supplies to 14th Army

    BRIGGS, General (Commanding British 5th Division, Burma). Gives final orders on Arakan Front, Burma

    BURMA. 14TH ARMY w.air power in action in ARAKAN..Vultee Nengeance planes w.monkey take off..mule train w supplies..tanks & infantry move up..planes over snow-capped mountains drop supplies by parachute..Gen. Briggs in command..wounded attended to at field station & Japanese..P.OW.

    FIELD HOSPITAL. Field hospital wrecked by Japanese on Arakan front.. Br: attend to wounded & Japs..ambulance takes wounded away showing huge Red X on side

    GUNS. Br: & Indian troops in action on Arakan Front, Burma.. mortars in action..tanks firing

    INDIA. Indian troops w.14th Army in Arakan..move up to front in jungle..packing supplies in parachutes to drop to drop to Br: troops

    JAPAN - MILITARY. Prisoners taken on Arakan Front..wounded attended to by British doctors..dead bodies

    JUNGLE. 14th Army (British) in Arakan.. tanks & infantry more up.. firing.. mortars & tanks.. Indian troops pack supplies in parachutes to drop.. wounded Br: & Japs attended to in field hospital station (wrecked by Japanese)..

    MILITARY BRITISH. 14th Army in Arakan..Gen.Briggs gives orders..Indian troops pack supplies in parachutes.. tanks & infantry move up..firing mortars,guns & tanks firing.. mule train w.supplies..Wounded Br: & Japanese attended to at wrecked field hospital station..ambulance w.Red X on side.. Jap P.O.W. and dead Japs

    MONKEYS W. squadron in Burma goes on all flights..climbing up aeroplane before take off

    MULES Mule train w.supplies moves up w.14th Army in Arakan

    PARACHUTES AND PARACHUTISTS. for 41th Army in Burma..parachutes dropped..in air

    PRISONERS OF WAR Japanese prisoners taken on ARAKAN front

    RED CROSS BR: & Japanese wounded lifted into Red X ambulance on Arakan front..moves up showing Red X on side

    TANKS. Advance w. 14th Army in Burma.

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    Background: The 14th Army defeat the Japanese in the Burma Campaign in 1944

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