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 Lieutenant) September 26, 2014
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Ordinary soldiers asked to do the extraordinary, the British Chindits of Burma in WW2 have earned a fearsome reputation for bravery and sheer bloody mindedness in their drawn out daring raids behind Japanese lines. In a hostile environment, these men, nicknamed after a mythological Burmese...read more

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The Chindit Memorial was unveiled on 16th October 1990 by HRH The Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh.

The Chindit Badge Portraying a Chinthe, A Mythical Beast, Guardian of Burmese Temples from which was derived the name Chindits, their motto being.

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 HQ Batallón) September 24, 2014
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The attack on German dams was carried out on May 16 - 17, 1943 during the height of the Second World War with the aim of damaging and destroying as much of Germany's industry as possible.

Crew members used specially developed 'bouncing bombs' code named Upkeep and designed by Barnes...read more

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 HQ Batallón) September 20, 2014
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The Tuskegee airmen were the first black servicemen to serve as military aviators in the U.S. armed forces, flying with distinction during World War II. Though subject to racial discrimination both at home and abroad, the 996 pilots and more than 15,000 ground personnel who served with the all-...read more

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