The Gurkha Museum Podcast

The Chindits

June 05, 2020 Charlie
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The Chindits
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The Gurkha Museum Podcast
The Chindits
Jun 05, 2020
Charlie

The Chindits, known officially as the Long Range Penetration Groups, were special operations units of the British and Indian armies which saw action in 1943-1944, during the Burma Campaign of the Second World War.

In late 1941 Imperial Japanese armed forces launched attacks against US and British Commonwealth forces across East Asia and the Pacific. Malaya and much of Burma fell by April 1942. Allied forces, often under-resourced, struggled to effectively respond, with the Far East given a lower priority by Allied commanders than the Mediterranean or European theatres of the war....



If you have enjoyed listening to our latest Podcast, please tune in next week for 'The Gurkhas at the Battles of Imphal and Kohima'.

The Gurkha Museum Trust is a registered charity and relies on donations to fund its work celebrating, honouring and promoting the history and culture of the Gurkha Soldier and their continuing service to Britain. All donations are so gratefully received. Donate Here.   

Show Notes

The Chindits, known officially as the Long Range Penetration Groups, were special operations units of the British and Indian armies which saw action in 1943-1944, during the Burma Campaign of the Second World War.

In late 1941 Imperial Japanese armed forces launched attacks against US and British Commonwealth forces across East Asia and the Pacific. Malaya and much of Burma fell by April 1942. Allied forces, often under-resourced, struggled to effectively respond, with the Far East given a lower priority by Allied commanders than the Mediterranean or European theatres of the war....



If you have enjoyed listening to our latest Podcast, please tune in next week for 'The Gurkhas at the Battles of Imphal and Kohima'.

The Gurkha Museum Trust is a registered charity and relies on donations to fund its work celebrating, honouring and promoting the history and culture of the Gurkha Soldier and their continuing service to Britain. All donations are so gratefully received. Donate Here.