The Battle of Yenangyaung
19th April 1942: British forces in Burma fight a desperate battle to extricate themselves after covering the destruction of the oilfields
In the course of the war millions of men would fight and die in remote corners of the world. The majority would not be remembered for falling in famous battles that became household names. Yet their sacrifice was often critical to the outcome of the immediate military objectives. One such battle was…
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