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V Force

V Force was a reconnaissance and intelligence-gathering organisation established by the British during the Burma Campaign in World War II. [1]

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Ammunition dump

An ammunition depot, ammunition supply point (ASP),ammunition handling area (AHA), ammunition dump, is a military storage facility for live ammunition and explosives.

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Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell

Field Marshal Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell (5 May 1883 – 24 May 1950) was a senior commander in the British Army.

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Assam Rifles

The Assam Rifles is the oldest paramilitary force of India.

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Auxiliaries

An auxiliary force is an organized group supplementing but not directly incorporated in a regular military or police entity.

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Battle of Imphal

The Battle of Imphal took place in the region around the city of Imphal, the capital of the state of Manipur in northeast India from March until July 1944.

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Bay of Bengal

The Bay of Bengal, the largest bay in the world, forms the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean.

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British Malaya

The term British Malaya loosely describes a set of states on the Malay Peninsula and the island of Singapore that were brought under British control between the 18th and the 20th centuries.

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Burma Campaign

The Burma Campaign in the South-East Asian theatre of World War II was fought primarily between the forces of the British Empire and China, with support from the United States, against the forces of the Empire of Japan, Thailand, and the Indian National Army.

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Chindwin River

The Chindwin River (ချင်းတွင်းမြစ်) is a river in Burma (Myanmar), and the largest tributary of the country's chief river the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy).

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Douglas Gracey

General Sir Douglas David Gracey & Bar (3 September 1894 – 5 June 1964) was a British Indian Army officer in both the First and Second World Wars.

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Empire of Japan

The was the historical Japanese nation-state that existed from the Meiji Restoration on January 3, 1868 to the enactment of the 1947 constitution of modern Japan.

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Force 136

Force 136 was the general cover name for a branch of the British World War II organization, the Special Operations Executive (SOE).

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Fort Hertz

Fort Hertz was a remote British Military outpost in northeastern Burma in the district of Putao in what is now the Kachin State near the present town of Putao.

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Fourteenth Army (United Kingdom)

The British Fourteenth Army was a multinational force comprising units from Commonwealth countries during World War II.

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Geoffrey Scoones

General Sir Geoffrey Allen Percival Scoones (25 January 1893 – 1975) was a general in the British Indian Army during the Second World War.

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Guerrilla warfare

Guerrilla warfare is a form of irregular warfare in which a small group of combatants such as armed civilians or irregulars use military tactics including ambushes, sabotage, raids, petty warfare, hit-and-run tactics, and mobility to fight a larger and less-mobile traditional military.

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Himalayas

The Himalayas or Himalaya (or; हिमालय, Nepali: हिमालय, Hindi: हिमालय, ہمالیہ; from Sanskrit hima (snow) + ālaya (dwelling), literally meaning "abode of snow") is a mountain range in South Asia and East Asia which separates the Indo-Gangetic Plain from the Tibetan Plateau.

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Imphal

The city of Imphal is the capital of the Indian state of Manipur.

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Indian Civil Service (British India)

The Indian Civil Service (ICS) for part of the 19th century officially known as the Imperial Civil Service, was the élite higher civil service of the British Empire in British India during British rule in the period between 1858 and 1947.

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Irrawaddy River

The Irrawaddy River or Ayeyarwady River (also spelt Ayeyarwaddy) is a river that flows from north to south through Myanmar.

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IV Corps (United Kingdom)

IV Corps was an army corps of the British Army formed in both the First World War and the Second World War.

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Ledo, Assam

Ledo (লিডু) is a small town in the Tinsukia district, Assam, India.It is the eastern most broadgauge railway station in India.

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Lushai Brigade

The Lushai Brigade was an improvised fighting formation of the British Indian Army which was formed during World War II.

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Malayan Emergency

The Malayan Emergency (Darurat) was a Malayan guerrilla war fought between Commonwealth armed forces and the Malayan National Liberation Army (MNLA), the military arm of the Malayan Communist Party (MCP), from 1948–60.

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Military history of the North-West Frontier

The North-West Frontier (present-day Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) region of the British Raj was the most difficult area to conquer in South Asia, strategically and militarily.

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Monsoon

Monsoon (UK:; US) is traditionally defined as a seasonal reversing wind accompanied by corresponding changes in precipitation, but is now used to describe seasonal changes in atmospheric circulation and precipitation associated with the asymmetric heating of land and sea.

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Myanmar

Myanmar (or (also with the stress on first syllable)), officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and also known as Burma, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia bordered by Bangladesh, India, China, Laos and Thailand.

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Parachute

A parachute is a device used to slow the motion of an object through an atmosphere by creating drag, or in the case of ram-air parachutes, aerodynamic lift.

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Peshawar

Peshawar (پېښور) is the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly called the North-West Frontier Province) of Pakistan.

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Rakhine State

Rakhine State (Rakhine pronunciation;; formerly Arakan) is a state in Myanmar.

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Thailand

Thailand (or; ประเทศไทย), officially the Kingdom of Thailand (ราชอาณาจักรไทย), formerly known as Siam (สยาม), is a country at the centre of the Indochinese peninsula in Mainland Southeast Asia.

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Tripura

Tripura is a state in Northeast India.

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Ursula Graham Bower

Ursula Violet Graham Bower MBE (later known as U. V. G. Betts) (15 May 1914 – 12 November 1988), was one of the pioneer anthropologists in the Naga Hills between 1937–1946 and a guerrilla fighter against the Japanese in Burma from 1942–45.

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V bomber

The term V bomber was used for the Royal Air Force (RAF) aircraft during the 1950s and 1960s that comprised the United Kingdom's strategic nuclear strike force known officially as the V-force or Bomber Command Main Force.

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X Force

X Force was the name given to the portion of the National Revolutionary Army's Chinese Expeditionary Force that retreated from Burma into India in 1942.

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Y Force

Y Force was the South East Asia Command designation given to Chinese National Revolutionary Army forces that re-entered Burma from Yunnan in 1944 as one of the Allies fighting in Burma Campaign of World War II.

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Z Force (Burma)

Z Force was a forward observation force attached to the British General Staff Intelligence that operated in Burma during World War II.

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12th Frontier Force Regiment

The 12th Frontier Force Regiment was part of the British Indian Army.

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20th Infantry Division (India)

The 20th Indian Infantry Division was an infantry division of the Indian Army during World War II, formed in India, and took part in the Burma Campaign during World War II.

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33rd Division (Imperial Japanese Army)

The was an infantry division in the Imperial Japanese Army.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V_Force

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