Burma The Forgotten Army : A WW2 Newsreel History
The long and hard campaign waged between the British Indian XIVth Army and the Japanese Burma Area Army is often overlooked in favour of the more celebrated events of World War II in Europe and the Pacific.
However the strategic prize was vital to the outcome of World War II as the seizure of the whole of India would have dealt a huge blow in the war against the Allied war effort. This is the official film as produced by the victorious British forces and features incredible battlefield footage and captured enemy film. The documentary provides a comprehensive view of the campaign as seen by contemporary audiences.
This powerful documentary film is a unique insight into World War II from primary sources. Essential viewing for anyone with a wider interest in the events of World War II.