8 results found for: Chindits

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CALVERT, J Michael (#152)

…One Man’s Guerrilla War, and Chindits: Long Range Penetrations.” “Calvert had one of the most courageous, long, varied and influential WW2 careers. He signs for the regular Royal Engineers (training in 1933), Chindits, and the Special Air Service, which he commanded at the war’s end. After RMA Sandhurst, Cambridge, wartime…

HOGAN, Neville G (#264)

…and who commanded KARENS. KACHINS, CHINS and SHANS, signs for the brave, largely forgotten, loyal hill tribes of BURMA, some of whose destinies sadly to this day have been affected by their fighting for the BRITISH and against the JAPANESE. Neville, who became Chairman of the CHINDITS Association in 1997,…

RHODES JAMES, Richard (#138)

…know when we’ve done more justice in writing up our extraordinary signatories. Author (e.g. Chindit, 1980), historian & teacher. Headquarters, 111th Brigade in India, Second Chindit Expedition to Burma. Short IWM oral history CHINDITS and INDIAN ARMY’s South East ASIA CD, INTELL1GENCE, SIGNALS & Orde WINGATE’s air-supported, long range penetration….

SUTCLIFFE, Douglas H (#235)

…& CHINDITS (into BROADWAY), the 81st WEST AFRICAN DIVISION (ARAKAN), GURKHAS (CHOWRINGHEE), IMPHAL, KOHIMA etc in BURMA from HUDSONS & DAKOTAS, food, ammunition, guns, tank tracks & parts, mules & many other items, FLYING OUT with CASUALTIES; lost many good friends on 62 SQN; also Anthony Eden’s elder son, Simon,…

BRITTON, Arthur W (#305)

…Austers and even Tiger Moths coming into the small strips supporting the Chindits and the Arakan Campaign. Remembered too at times were the vital ‘cab ranking’ and air support activities from Beaufighters, Hurribombers and also Vultee Vengeances. As would be echoed by more than half a dozen of our signatories…

British Army and Commonwealth & Allied Armies

…ideas of General Orde Wingate. 1933 ROYAL ENGINEERS,7 high Allied medals, Far East JUNGLE trainer, NORWEGIAN CDO, Wingate’s Cdr CHINDIT 77 BRIGADE, later SAS doctrine and author of three books about Burma, Wingate and the Chindits: Prisoners of Hope, Fighting Mad: One Man’s Guerrilla War, and Chindits: Long Range Penetrations….


…War Cabinet, as Chindits, in Arctic Convoys, on Gliders, as guerrillas and resistance fighters; in jungles and as pathfinders, on the Kindertransport and in tanks; aboard Liberty ships and midget submarines, developing radar, and running VIP flights… almost all the elements of this global war are represented. From soldiers and…

Royal Air Force and Commonwealth & Allied Airforces

…18Apr42, bombed Tokyo, 14hrs+ bale out in China; India B-24, US C-54 #235 Douglas H SUTCLIFFE Flight Lieutenant Douglas H SUTCLIFFE RAF W A/G, INDIA, BURMA, 3.5 yrs Bombing, AIR DROP, Casevac XIVth ARMY, 81st W.AFR DIV, CHINDITS, GURKHAS; IMPHAL, KOHIMA, BROADWAY, ARAKAN HUDSON/DAKOTA 139 & 62 SQNs #66 James…

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