Gurkha NCO wins VC in Burma jungle battle
27th May 1943: The British Army's Nepalese troops once again distinguish themselves for their courage and determination in battle
High up in the Chin Hills of Burma, now Myanmar, the British had long maintained a Frontier Force. Composed of native members of the ethnic groups of the area, the Chins, the Kachins and the Karens, they served under British officers. After the J…
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