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The Burma campaign, captured items.




Description

Items commemorating the 2nd Battalion, Manchesters Rgt, and their actions in Burma 1944-45. They include a pair of Japanese Infantry officers' swords, a Japanese prayer flag, and British headgear used in the campaign. Also shown are rough wooden crosses commemorating the Burma railway victims.

Location

The Museum of Manchester's Regiment, Ashton-under-Lyne, UK. March 2004

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