Burma retreat continues
26th March 1942: Troops on the ground are critical of the lack of air cover but the small numbers of pilots who are in Burma have achieved much against the odds
The Japanese had now captured Rangoon in Burma and were poised to capture the main supply road to China that ran across Burma. Once again their superiority in the air was to be a critical factor in the campaign.
The RAF and the Flying Tigers had put up a valiant defence but t…