4 Mar 1945

Burma
  • Rifleman Bhanbhagta Gurung won the Victoria Cross for advancing alone to clear Japanese positions near Mandalay, Burma ahead of General Slim's British 14th Army. ww2dbase [Mandalay | AC]
7 Mar 1945

Burma
8 Mar 1945

Burma
10 Mar 1945

Burma
11 Mar 1945

Burma
15 Mar 1945

Burma
16 Mar 1945

Burma
18 Mar 1945

Burma
  • Indian 5th Division captured Myingyan, Burma. In the area, Anglo-Indian troops attempted to cross the moat of Fort Dufferin in Mandalay, Burma in failure, suffering heavy casualties. ww2dbase [Battle of Meiktila-Mandalay | Mandalay | CPC]
19 Mar 1945

Burma
  • Anglo-Indian troops attempted to cross the moat of Fort Dufferin in Mandalay, Burma in failure, suffering heavy casualties. A commando raid was put together to penetrate the fortress, but it would not be carried out due to the unexpected Japanese surrender on the next day. ww2dbase [Battle of Meiktila-Mandalay | Mandalay | CPC]
20 Mar 1945

Burma
21 Mar 1945

Photo(s) dated 21 Mar 1945
Louis Mountbatten addressing men of British Royal Armoured Corps, Mandalay, Burma, 21 Mar 1945

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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