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War Diary records for Allied return to Burma and beyond, 1944-1945
Including the Third Arakan offensive

See also: Books about Allied return to Burma and beyond, 1944-1945


2 July 1944
India
Mountbatten and Slim meet to plan offensive into Burma

9 July 1944
India
British 14th Army holds the initiative in all sectors on the Imphal front

11 July 1944
India
Indian 17th Infantry Division of British 14th Army attacking toward Ningthourkhong on the road south of Imphal

16 July 1944
India
Indian 17th Infantry Division of British 14th Army captures Ningthourkhong and Thinunggei on the road south of Imphal

18 July 1944
India
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army relieves Indian 17th Infantry Division on the road south of Imphal and attacks toward Torbung pass

19 July 1944
India
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army captures Moirang on the Tiddim road south of Imphal

20 July 1944
India
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army captures Toronglaobi on the Tiddim road south of Imphal

21 July 1944
Burma
RAF attacks Lockchao-Sittang bridges with 12 Hurricanes

India
Indian Lushai Brigade of British 14th Army conducting raids against Japanese communications on Tiddim road in the Japanese rear beyond Indian 5th Infantry Division's advance south of Imphal

22 July 1944
India
Indian 23rd Infantry Division of British 14th Army attacking around Shenam Pass southeast of Imphal

23 July 1944
India
Indian 23rd Infantry Division of British 14th Army captures Sibong southeast of Imphal

Ceylon
Mountbatten issues plans for Operation Capital (offensive across the Chindwin into Burma) and Operation Dracula (amphibious landing near Rangoon)

24 July 1944
India
Indian 23rd Infantry Division of British 14th Army attacking Shenam Pass southeast of Imphal

25 July 1944
India
Indian 23rd Infantry Division of British 14th Army heavily engaged around Sibong and Shenam Pass southeast of Imphal

26 July 1944
India
Japanese troops withdrawing from Sibong eastward toward Moreh

27 July 1944
India
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army captures Torbung pass on the Tiddim road south of Imphal

28 July 1944
Burma
RAF bombers attack Sagaing-Indaw rail line

31 July 1944
Burma
Japanese air units, heavily outnumbered, temporarily withdrawing from Burma to Saigon and Phnom Penh

India
Japanese defenders having withdrawn, Indian 23rd Infantry Division of British 14th Army captures Moreh southeast of Imphal

Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army captures Churachandpur on the Tiddim road south of Imphal

1 August 1944
India
British 14th Army pauses to regroup and reorganize for offensive into Burma

4 August 1944
India
British 14th Army captures Tamu

6 August 1944
India
British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Area Combat Command captures Sahmaw

12 August 1944
Burma
East African 11th Infantry Division of British 14th Army advancing from Tamu toward Sittaung on the Chindwin and Htinzin in the Kabaw valley

17 August 1944
India
Final remnants of Japanese troops cleared from Indian soil

22 August 1944
Burma
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army reaches milestone 83 on the Tiddim road south of Imphal

27 August 1944
Burma
East African 11th Infantry Division of British 14th Army reaches Htinzin in the Kabaw valley

31 August 1944
Burma
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army reaches milestone 96 on the Tiddim road south of Imphal

4 September 1944
Burma
East African 11th Infantry Division of British 14th Army reaches Sittaung on the Chindwin River

5 September 1944
China
On the Salween front, elements of Japanese 2nd Infantry Division and 56th Infantry Division counterattacking Chinese forces around Lungling

10 September 1944
Burma
As monsoon eases and seasonal flooding recedes, Allied and Japaneses forces gradually begin to reoccupy tactical positions in the Arakan

15 September 1944
Burma
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army attempting to cross Manipur River near Tuitum on the Tiddim road south of Imphal

19 September 1944
Burma
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army attacking Tongzang on the Tiddim road south of Imphal

20 September 1944
Burma
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army attacking Tongzang on the Tiddim road south of Imphal

21 September 1944
Burma
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army attacking Tongzang on the Tiddim road south of Imphal

22 September 1944
Burma
Japanese troops withdraw from Tongzang on the Tiddim road south of Imphal

24 September 1944
Burma
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army advancing from Tongzang toward Tiddim

1 October 1944
Burma
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army preparing to attack Tiddim

US 10th Air Force attacks Thetkegyin with 34 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks rail lines with 20 fighters

2 October 1944
Burma
US 10th Air Force attacks rail lines with 20 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks targets at Bhamo, Shwekyina, Kaungsin, Maingka, Kyungyi, Singan, and Kabani with 49 fighters

4 October 1944
Burma
East African 11th Infantry Division of British 14th Army captures Yazagyo in the Kabaw valley

US 10th Air Force attacks towns and a bridge with 28 fighters

5 October 1944
Burma
US 10th Air Force attacks targets in northern Burma with 19 aircraft

6 October 1944
Burma
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army attacking Tiddim

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Mawlu, Bilumyo, and Hsenwi with 28 aircraft

7 October 1944
Burma
Chinese 22nd Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command begins moving to Kamaing

Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army attacking Tiddim

8 October 1944
Burma
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army attacking Tiddim

US 10th Air Force attacks bridges, rail lines, and other targets in north Burma with 25 aircraft

9 October 1944
Burma
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army attacking Tiddim

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Manyut, Nyaunggon, Pinhe, Mawhun, Mawlu, Katha, and Lashio with 60 aircraft

10 October 1944
Burma
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army attacking Tiddim

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Pinhe, Tawbon, Man Naung, and Momauk with 28 fighters

11 October 1944
Burma
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army attacking Tiddim

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Pinhe, Manwein, Nayakaung, Nansiaung, Man Pwe, Tahpalai, Namyao, Tawbon, Hkawan, Kawnghka bridge, and Wanling bridge

12 October 1944
Burma
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army attacking Tiddim

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Naba, Mawlu, Nayakaung, Pintha, Nyaungkon, Lashio, and Kawlin

13 October 1944
Burma
US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Okkyin, Yebyangale, Theinlon, Myothit, Mohnyin, and Wanling

15 October 1944
Burma
Operation Capital: Allied forces of Northern Combat Area Command open offensive from Mogaung-Myitkyina area southward toward Bhamo-Shwegu-Indaw

Chinese 38th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command advances southward down the Bhamo road

Chinese 22nd Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command advances south toward Shwegu

British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command pushes south from Namma, followed by Chinese 50th Infantry Division

In the Arakan, West African 81st Infantry Division advancing into Kaladan valley

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Mohnyin, Man Naung, Kyungyi, Mawhun, Manwing, Muse, Onbauk, Indaw, and Thabeikkyin with 52 aircraft

16 October 1944
Burma
Japanese troops evacuate Tiddim overnight

In the Arakan, West African 81st Infantry Division captures Labawa

US 10th Air Force attacks Shwebo airfield with 12 bombers while 16 fighters attack targets around Naba, Mawlu, and Madangyang

17 October 1944
Burma
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army enters Tiddim

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Naba, Mawhun, Myazedi, Nawnghkio, Kawlin, and Thityabin

18 October 1944
Burma
US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Mingaladon, Mohnying, Hwemun, Wuntho, Namhkai, and Meza with 60 aircraft

RAF aircraft attack airfields at Mingaladon, Hmawbi, and Zayatkwin

19 October 1944
Burma
British 36th Infantry Divsion of Northern Combat Area Command, pushing south from Mogaung, enters undefended Mohnyin

RAF aircraft attack Mohnyin area

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Mawlu, Mohnyin, Nyaunggaing, and Kadu

20 October 1944
Burma
US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Naba, Wanling, and Nansiaung with 18 fighters

RAF aircraft attack airfields at Mingaladon, Hmawbi, and Zayatkwin

21 October 1944
Burma
US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Mohnyin, Ywathit, Bhamo, Muse, Paungi River bridge, and Mawhun with 52 aircraft

22 October 1944
Burma
US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Panghkam, Manna, Kyaungle, and Indaw with 40 fighters

RAF aircraft attack Moulmein

23 October 1944
Burma
US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Nanhlaing, Kyungyi, Mawlu, Henu, Indaw, Panghkam, Kyaukme, Namhsim, and Nawngpeng

24 October 1944
Burma
US 10th Air Force provides support for British troops pushing down the rail corridor and Chinese forces pushing down Myitkyina-Bhamo road

RAF aircraft attack rail targets at Paleik

25 October 1944
Burma
British 36th Infantry Divsion of Northern Combat Area Command, pushing south from Mogaung, attacking around Mawhun

US 10th Air Force provides support for British troops pushing down the rail corridor and Chinese forces pushing down Myitkyina-Bhamo road

26 October 1944
Burma
Chinese 22nd Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command, advancing south toward Shwegu, reaches old Broadway airstrip used during Chindit operations

British 36th Infantry Divsion of Northern Combat Area Command, pushing south from Mogaung, mopping up around Mawhun

US 10th Air Force provides support for British troops pushing down the rail corridor and Chinese forces pushing down Myitkyina-Bhamo road

RAF aircraft attack targets around Pyinmana, Lewe, and Kantha

27 October 1944
Burma
US 10th Air Force provides support for British troops pushing down the rail corridor and Chinese forces pushing down Myitkyina-Bhamo road

28 October 1944
Burma
Chinese 38th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command pushing southward toward Bhamo

US 10th Air Force attacks railroads and other targets around Mannaun, Manoi, Sinkan, Winwa, Man Mao, Myazedi, Pinwe, Naba, Yebawgyi, and Kangon with 80 aircraft

29 October 1944
Burma
British 36th Infantry Divsion of Northern Combat Area Command resumes southward advance from Mawhun toward Indaw

US 10th Air Force attacks bridges, supply dumps, and other targets around Kawlin, Wingnang, Hsenwi, Bhamo, Shwegu, Kyungon, Tugyaung, Yebyangale, Henu, and Kayin with 80 aircraft

RAF aircraft attack Hnohnpladuk Station

30 October 1944
China
Chinese Y Force attacking Lungling on the Salween front

Burma
US 10th Air Force supports ground operations around Naba Station and Pinwe and attacks bridges and other targets around Namhkai, Wuntho, Thegyaung, Nankan, Okkyin, Zawchaung, Hpao Nam River, Mansi, and Man Yut

31 October 1944
Burma
British 36th Infantry Divsion of Northern Combat Area Command occupies Mawlu against increasing opposition

US 10th Air Force attacks rail lines and other targets around Namun, Bhamo, Nakang, Kyaikthin, Naba, Katha, and elsewhere with 60 aircraft

1 November 1944
China
Chinese Y Force attacking Lungling on the Salween front

Burma
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army attacking defensive position called Vital Corner south of Tiddim

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Panghkam, Wingkang, Kawnghka, Indaw, Naba, Bhamo, Si-in, Hantet, Shwegu, Loiwing, Lagaw, Hsenwi, and Namhkai

2 November 1944
China
Chinese Y Force attacking Lungling on the Salween front

Burma
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army attacking defensive position called Vital Corner south of Tiddim

RAF aircraft attack Japanese position at Vital Corner

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Ho-hko, Myothit, Namdaungmawn, Naungletgyi, Mawtaung, Meza, Nawnghkio, Sinlanzu, and Katha with 80 fighters

Headquarters of US 10th Air Force moves from New Delhi to Myitkyina

3 November 1944
China
Chinese Y Force recaptures Lungling on the Salween front

Burma
Chinese 22nd Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command reaches Irrawaddy River near Shwegu

Japanese units attempting to withdraw from Kennedy Peak toward Fort White

US 10th Air Force attacks Nawnghkio airfield with 12 bombers supported by 18 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Kawngmy, Namhai, Tonlon, Ho-hko, Hinlong, Namhsum, Hkusan, Hkawngwa, Wingkang, Namhkam, and Mansi with 90 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Rangoon with 14 bombers

US 20th Air Force attacks Malagon and targets of opportunity with 89 B-29 bombers

RAF aircraft attack Japanese airfields around Rangoon

4 November 1944
Burma
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army attacking toward Fort White

US 10th Air Force attacks Shwebo and Mong Yaw with 23 aircraft

RAF aircraft attack Rangoon

Myitkyina airfield attacked by 12 Japanese aircraft

5 November 1944
Burma
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army attacking toward Fort White

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Lashi, Kyundaw, Kanbalu, Naba, Wuntho, Namhpakka, and Lasai with 70 fighters

US 14th Air Force attacks targets around Wanling

Japanese aircraft attack Tamu airfield

India
Japanese aircraft attack Palel airfield

6 November 1944
Burma
Chinese 22nd Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command crosses Irrawaddy River and captures Shwegugale

Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army captures Kennedy Peak south of Tiddim

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Anisakan, Onbauk, Shwebo, Kin, Kawlin, Hinlong, Wingkang, Mawtaung, Kanbalu, Wuntho, Meza, and elsewhere with 70 fighters

US 14th Air Force attacks targets around Wanling

7 November 1944
Burma
Chinese 22nd Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command captures Shwegu

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Bhamo, Pinton, Myazedi, Kawlin, Shwebo, Onbauk, Panghkam, Indaw, Shwebo, Katha, and Myitkyina with over 100 fighters

8 November 1944
Burma
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army captures Fort White south of Tiddim

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Mawlu, Tunhong, Chaungdauk, Kutkai, Hsipaw, Man Hpa, Kawlin, Pinwe, and Bawgyo with 88 aircraft

India
Japanese fighters intercept and shoot down six Allied transport aircraft

9 November 1944
China
Chinese Y Force advancing toward Mangshih on the Salween front

Burma
British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command pushing south from Mawlu

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Kutkai, Shwebo, Mawtawng, Kunhailong, Kawlin, Ho-hko, Chyauhkawng, Namakyaing, Sepein, Tonlon, and Kanbalu with 70 fighters and 6 bombers

10 November 1944
Burma
British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command reaches Pinwe area

Chinese 38th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command reaches Bhamo area

East African 11th Infantry Division of British 14th Army captures Mawlaik

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Bhamo, Indaw, Hkapra, Nawngtao, Naba Station, Meza, and Kawlin with 60 fighters

11 November 1944
Burma
British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command making unsuccessful attacks around Pinwe

East African 11th Infantry Division of British 14th Army pushing toward Kalemyo

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Chaungdauk, Nawngtao, Mankang, Indaw, Meza, Kawlin, Hsenwi, Namhkai, Manoi, Kawlin, Shwebo, Padu, Tigyaing, and Twinnge with 90 fighters

12 November 1944
Burma
Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army pushes near Kalemyo

US 10th Air Force attacks Pegu with 11 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Pinwe, Indaw, Kawlin, and Man Hkong with 49 aircraft

US 10th Air Force attacks various other targets with nine bombers and 20 fighters

US 14th Air Force attacks Wanling

Ceylon
General Leese takes command of ALFSEA -- Allied Land Forces, Southeast Asia -- including 14th Army and Northern Combat Area Command

13 November 1944
Burma
East African 11th Infantry Division and Indian 5th Infantry Division of British 14th Army link up and isolate Kalemyo

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Pinwe, Namhkai, Meza, Thegyaung, Loi-Lum, Namhpakka, Shweli, and Nawnghkio with more than 100 fighters

14 November 1944
Burma
Chinese 38th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command pushing around Bhamo area while 22nd Infantry Division advances toward Si-u

East African 11th Infantry Division of British 14th Army captures deserted Kalemyo

In the Arakan, West African 81st Infantry Division occupies Paletwa

US 10th Air Force attacks Lashio with 12 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Kutkai, Sandaya, Palaung, Kawlin, Tingka, Shwebo, Kyaukmyaung, Pinwe, and elsewhere

US 14th Air Force attacks targets around Wanling

15 November 1944
Burma
Chinese 38th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command cutting off Bhamo area while Chinese 22nd Infantry Division engaged around Si-u

British 15th Corps in the Arakan transferred from 14th Army to direct command of Allied Land Forces, Southeast Asia

US 10th Air Force attacks Kawlin with 12 bombers

US 10th Air Force supports ground forces around Pinwe with 20 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Mansak, Gyogon, Banmauk, Namtao, Wuntho, Kanwghka, Namhkai, Kyaikthin, and Anisakan

US 14th Air Force attacks targets around Wanling

16 November 1944
Burma
British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command engaged around Pinwe

East African 11th Infantry Division of British 14th Army pushing toward Indainggyi

Indian 19th Infantry Division of British 14th Army crossing the Chindwin River at Sittaung

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Naungmo, Nawngmoloi, Lashio, Pinwe, Meza, Sagaing, Kanbalu, Nawnghkio, and Hsumhsai with with 80 aircraft

17 November 1944
Burma
East African 11th Infantry Division of British 14th Army attacking Indainggyi

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Manlu, Loi Lum, Nawng Moloi, Kyaukme, Meza, Hsipaw, Sedaw, Nawngkio, Anisakan, Onbauk, and Lashio

RAF aircraft attack Rangoon

18 November 1944
Burma
East African 11th Infantry Division of British 14th Army attacking Indainggyi

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Pinwe, Bhamo, Panglong, Ngapwegyi, Meza, Kanbalu, Wuntho, Maymyo, Wetwin, and Man Pwe

19 November 1944
Burma
Indian 19th Infantry Division of British 14th Army crossing the Chindwin River at Sittaung

East African 11th Infantry Division of British 14th Army enters Indainggyi

US 10th Air Force provides support to ground operations around Bhamo and Pinwe with 15 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Man Mao, Sekang, and Manlu with 36 fighters

20 November 1944
China
Chinese Y Force captures Mangshih on the Salween front

Burma
US 10th Air Force provides support to ground operations around Pinwe and attacks targets around Hsipaw, Bawgyo, Mong Nge, Selan, Kyungon, Kyakataing, and Man Mao

21 November 1944
Burma
Chinese 38th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command pushing toward Bhamo

Headquarters of British 14th Army relocates to Imphal

US 10th Air Force provides support to ground operations around Pinwe and Bhamo with 28 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Langwa, Pinmalut, Hlebwe, Mutawng, Nawnghkem, Kyaukme, Namyao, Hsipaw, and Bawgyo

22 November 1944
Burma
British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command attacking around Pinwe

US 10th Air Force provides support to ground operations around Pinwe and Bhamo with 52 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Nanwgchio, Kutkai, Ingon, Selong, Man Mano, and Kanbalu with 40 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks airfield at Kawlin with 12 fighters

US 14th Air Force attack Wanling

23 November 1944
Burma
British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command attacking around Pinwe

US 10th Air Force provides support to ground operations around Pinwe and Bhamo with 50 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Anisakan, Nawnghkio, Man Naung, Ye-U, Kanbalu, Tantabin, Tangon, and Thegyaung

US 14th Air Force attacks Lashio with 12 bombers

24 November 1944
Burma
British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command attacking around Pinwe

US 10th Air Force provides support to ground operations around Pinwe and Bhamo with 32 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Lashio with 10 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Panma, Hpa-Hpen, Nawng-Sang, Kawlin, Wahkyet, Kawngai, Pintha, Meza, Namhkai, and Hsenwi

US 14th Air Force attacks targets around Wanling

25 November 1944
Burma
British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command attacking around Pinwe

US 10th Air Force provides support to ground operations around Bhamo with 24 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Kawlin, Tabingaung, Meza, Lashio, Nawngyang, Ashang, Man Mao, Wuntho, and Shwebo

US 14th Air Force attacks Lashio

RAF aircraft attack airfields at Meiktila and Heho

26 November 1944
Burma
British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command attacking around Pinwe

RAF bombers attack Pyinmana station

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Panghkai, Kunmong, Mabeil, Lashio, Panku, Meza, Maymyo, and Man Pyen

27 November 1944
Burma
British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command attacking around Pinwe

US 10th Air Force provides support to ground operations around Pinwe with 12 fighters

US 10th Air Force also attacks targets around Inailong, Thegyaung, Ho-hko, Kawnghka, Kutkai, Kyungon, Kodaungbo, Mongmit, Datwin, and elsewhere

28 November 1944
Burma
Chinese 38th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command probing around Bhamo

British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command attacking around Pinwe

US 10th Air Force provides support to ground operations around Pinwe and Bhamo with 39 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks other targets throughout Burma with 96 fighters

29 November 1944
Burma
Japanese forces withdraw from Pinwe overnight

US 10th Air Force provides support to ground operations around Pinwe and Bhamo with 50 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks targets throughout Burma with 60 fighters

US 14th Air Force attacks targets around Hsenwi, Kawnghka, and Namhkai

30 November 1944
China
US 14th Air Force attacks targets around Chefang with 23 fighters

Burma
With Japanese defenders having withdrawn, British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command enters Pinwe

In the Arakan, West African 81st Infantry Division occupies Kaladan

US 10th Air Force provides support to ground operations around Bhamo with 16 fighters

US 10th Air Force bombers and fighters attack multiple additional targets throughout Burma

1 December 1944
China
Chinese Y Force captures Chefang on the Salween Front

Burma
Chinese 30th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command pushing south from Bhamo toward Namhkam

East African 11th Infantry Division of British 14th Army captures Kalewa on the Chindwin River

In the Arakan, West African 81st Infantry Division occupies Tinma

US 10th Air Force provides support to ground operations around Bhamo with 30 fighters

US 10th Air Force also attacks bridges, Hsenwi, Myitson, Mingon, Alezeik, Lenaung, and Old Lashio

US 14th Air Force attacks targets around Wanling

RAF aircraft use napalm against Japanese targets for the first time

India
Allied Eastern Air Command reorganized into Strategic Air Force, Combat Cargo Task Force, US 10th Air Force, 221 Group (for supporting 14th Army), 224 Group (for supporting 15th Corps), Photo Recon Force, and Baigichi Wing (for air defense of India)

2 December 1944
Burma
US 10th Air Force provides support to ground operations around Bhamo with 40 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, transportation lines, and other targets around Mayathein, Kwingyi, Nanthe, Hsai-hkao, Hsenwi, Man Hkam, Wuntho, Tedaw, Old Lashio, Hsipaw, Pangkyawng, Tonglau, Nam Nung, Tangon, and elsewhere

3 December 1944
Burma
Indian 20th Infantry Division of British 14th Army crosses the Chindwin River at Mawlaik

East African 11th Infantry Division of British 14th Army forces crossing of the Chindwin River at Kalewa overnight

RAF aircraft attack Hnohnpladuk

US 10th Air Force provides support to ground operations around Bhamo with 32 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, transportation lines, and other targets around Hay-ti, Tonbo, Myitson, Hopaw, Loipao, Man Kat, Namhpai, Indaw, and elsewhere

US 14th Air Force attacks targets around Wanling

4 December 1944
Burma
East African 11th Infantry Division of British 14th Army holding bridgehead across the Chindwin River at Kalewa

RAF aircraft attack Kindaung

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, transportation lines, and other targets around Kawnghka, Namyao, Nampawng, Namhkai, Hsenwi, Ho-kho, Bhamo, Man Mau, Mongnaw, Man Htam, and elsewhere

5 December 1944
Burma
Japanese reinforcements move to relieve besieged Bhamo in Northern Combat Area

US 10th Air Force conducts ground support missions around Bhamo with 31 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, transportation lines, and other targets around Hay-ti, Meza, Kawngwai, Kunmong, Settawagon, Thitpoklwin, Shwebo, Wuntho, and elsewhere

US 10th Air Force aircraft begin ferrying Chinese 14th Infantry Division from Burma to China

6 December 1944
Burma
Japanese relief column moves toward Tonk-wa en route to Bhamo in Northern Combat Area

US 10th Air Force conducts ground support missions around Bhamo with 15 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, transportation lines, and other targets around Namhkai, Mongmit, Bawgyo, Hsenwi, Banmauk, Namhkam, and elsewhere

7 December 1944
Burma
British 14th Army captures Tawtha

US 10th Air Force conducts ground support missions around Bhamo with 21 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, transportation lines, and other targets around Tonbo, Male, Myauk-le, Mansam, Mongmit, Namyao, Nawnghkio, and Na-kawnkongnyaung

RAF aircraft attack Magwe airfield

8 December 1944
Burma
Japanese forces recapture Tonkwa

British 14th Army attacking toward Pinlebu

US 10th Air Force conducts ground support missions around Bhamo with 30 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, transportation lines, and other targets around Kyingyi, Loi-Lun, Hke-hkun, Namti, Nawngkem, Shwebo, Namun, Namhkai, Sedaw, Nawnghkio, and elsewhere

9 December 1944
Burma
British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command occupies Indaw

US and Chinese forces of Northern Combat Area Command attacking around Mo-hlaing and Bhamo

US 10th Air Force attacks supply dumps, transportation lines, and other targets around Mongmit, Namyao, Man Mao, Etgyi, Namhsim, Tawma, and elsewhere

10 December 1944
Burma
Chinese 30th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command heavily engaged around Bhamo

US 10th Air Force conducts ground support missions around Bhamo with 20 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks supply dumps, transportation lines, and other targets around Hay-ti, Daungbin, Myebalin, Kyaunghkam, Pongon, Thinbaung, Kawnghkang, Pangteng, Hsipaw, Meza, Namun, Kungmong, and elsewhere

RAF aircraft attack Thedaw airfield and Meiktila airfield

11 December 1944
Burma
US 10th Air Force attacks supply depot at Hpaklon with 12 bombers

US 10th Air Force conducts ground support missions around Bhamo with 16 fighters

US 10th Air Force also attacks supply dumps, transportation lines, and other targets around Mongmit, Man Aitau, Ho-hko, Pa-mao, Hsipaw, Lawa, Myitson, Pemnego, Nam Pan, Hsenwi, and Nawnpeng

RAF aircraft attack Thedaw airfield and Meiktila airfield

Japanese aircraft attack Maungdaw but are intercepted by RAF Spitfires and driven off

RN Task Force 64 with destroyers Napier and Nepal and supporting warships bombards Japanese positions along the Arakan coast in support of 15th Corps operations

12 December 1944
Burma
US 10th Air Force attacks supply depots near Lashio with 11 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks bridges at Namyao, Inailong, Kunlong, and elsewhere with 20 fighters

US 10th Air Force also attacks Japanese positions, transportation targets, and supply depots around Sedo, Pale, Chaunggyi, Tada-u, Hsenwi, Shwebo, and Thabyetha with 40 fighters

RAF aircraft attack a bridge in the Kaladan valley

Japanese aircraft attack a bridge over the Chindwin River with 15 Ki-43s

RN Task Force 64 with destroyers Napier and Nepal and supporting warships bombards Japanese positions along the Arakan coast in support of 15th Corps operations

13 December 1944
Burma
Chinese 38th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command breaks through Japanese defenses and attacks into Bhamo

British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command occupies Katha

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Mongmit with 12 bombers

US 10th Air Force also attacks Japanese positions, transportation targets, and supply depots around Hay-ti, Tonkwa, Hosi, Longkin, Kyauktaing, Tigyaing, Kantha, Man-pwe, and Konnyaung

RN Task Force 64 with destroyers Napier and Nepal and supporting warships bombards Japanese positions along the Arakan coast in support of 15th Corps operations

14 December 1944
Burma
Japanese forces make unsuccessful attack against US 475th Infantry Regiment of Northern Combat Area Command at Tonk-wa

Japanese garrison of Bhamo breaks out overnight and withdraws safely toward Namhkam

British 14th Army captures Pinlebu, Pinbon, and Indaw

British 15th Corps begins advancing toward Buthidaung in the Arakan

US 14th Air Force attacks targets around Loi Mwe and Kentung with 16 aircraft

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Mongmit with 12 bombers

US 10th Air Force also attacks Japanese positions, transportation targets, and supply depots around Bodegon, Panghkam, Hohai, Dobin, Kyaukpyintha, Ho-naw, Kunlong, Nawngkyaung, Tonkwa, and elsewhere

Twenty Japanese aircraft intercept a formation of transports over the Bhamo-Lashio road, but USAAF fighters intervene

RN Task Force 64 with destroyers Napier and Nepal and supporting warships bombards Japanese positions along the Arakan coast in support of 15th Corps operations

15 December 1944
Burma
Japanese forces withdraw successfully from Bhamo

Chinese 38th Infantry Division moves into Bhamo and pushes toward Namhkam while US 475th Infantry Regiment moves to Tonk-wa in Northern Combat Area Command

In the Arakan, Japanese Matsu Detachment attacks West African 81st Infantry Division around Tinma

British 15th Corps captures Buthidaung in the Arakan

Mountbatten tours the front

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation targets, and supply depots around Namhkai, Ho-hko, Lashio, Panglong, Nanponpon, Panghkam, Kinu, Man Hpai, and Namhkam

RN Task Force 64 with destroyers Napier and Nepal and supporting warships bombards Japanese positions along the Arakan coast in support of 15th Corps operations

16 December 1944
Burma
Patrols of Indian 19th Infantry Division and British 36th Infantry Division make contact at Banmauk, linking 14th Army with Northern Combat Area Command

British 14th Army captures Chingyaung and Mutaik

In the Arakan, West African 81st Infantry Division successfully counterattacks Japanese Matsu Detachment around Tinma

Mountbatten tours the front

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation targets, and supply depots around Tonkwa, Se-eng, Nanponpon, Kangon, Winghsa, Inywa, Molo, and Mabein

RN Task Force 64 with destroyers Napier and Nepal and supporting warships bombards Japanese positions along the Arakan coast in support of 15th Corps operations

17 December 1944
Burma
US 14th Air Force attacks rail bridge at Wan Pa-Hsa with 12 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation targets, and supply depots around Namhkam, Kyaikthin, Kinu, Tigyaing, Tagaung, Pang-hsao, Kyaukme, Manai, Kutkai, Man-ugon, Hpa-ye, Man Namman, and elsewhere

RN Task Force 64 with destroyers Napier and Nepal and supporting warships bombards Japanese positions along the Arakan coast in support of 15th Corps operations

18 December 1944
Burma
British 15th Corps advancing around Seinnyinbya in the Arakan

US 10th Air Force attacks bridges at Wetlet and Saye with 12 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks bridges at Hinlong and Wingkang with 17 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks airfield at Nanwghkio with 11 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks airfield at Anisakan, Hsumhsai, and Nawnghkio with 12 fighters

US 10th Air Force provides ground support for operations around Namhkam with 9 fighters

US 10th Air Force attack Japanese positions around Man Ton and Hseing-hkai with 17 fighters

US 14th Air Force attacks targets around Wanling

RN Task Force 64 with destroyers Napier and Nepal and supporting warships bombards Japanese positions along the Arakan coast in support of 15th Corps operations

19 December 1944
Burma
Indian 19th Infantry Division of British 14th Army captures Wunthe

British 2nd Infantry Division of British 14th Army crossing the Chindwin River at Kalewa

US 10th Air Force attacks transportation targets around Mongmit, Kyaukme, and Hsenwi with 12 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, and transportation lines around Onmaka, Hsoplong, Myadaung, Tantabin, Twinnge, Nyaugbinth, and Humon with 60 fighters

RN Task Force 64 with destroyers Napier and Nepal and supporting warships bombards Japanese positions along the Arakan coast in support of 15th Corps operations

20 December 1944
Burma
Indian 19th Infantry Division of British 14th Army captures Kawlin

British 15th Corps advancing around Hparabyin and Kindaung in the Arakan

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Namhkam with 13 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks bridges at Mongmit, Tangon, and Tantabin and ferry at Thabeikkyin with 12 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks bridges at Hay-ti and Pa-mao with 12 fighters

US 10th Air Force conducts sweep with 12 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks other targets around Hseing-hkai, Tigyaing, Na-kamkongnyaung, and Man Hkunhawng

RN Task Force 64 with destroyers Napier and Nepal and supporting warships bombards Japanese positions along the Arakan coast in support of 15th Corps operations

21 December 1944
Burma
US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Magyidon with 12 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks bridges at Hay-ti, Mong Long, and Pa-Mao with 13 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks transportation targets between Hsumhsai and Hsipaw with 12 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Lashio with 12 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks other targets with 20 fighters

RN Task Force 64 with destroyers Napier and Nepal and supporting warships bombards Japanese positions along the Arakan coast in support of 15th Corps operations

22 December 1944
Burma
Patrols of British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command enter Tigyaing, finding it abandoned

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Magyidon with 12 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks bridges and Japanese positions around Namhkai, Kinu, Tagaung, Thabeikkyin, Onbauk, and Na-lang

US 10th Air Force aircraft begin ferrying Chinese 22nd Infantry Division from Burma to China

RN Task Force 64 with destroyers Napier and Nepal and supporting warships bombards Japanese positions along the Arakan coast in support of 15th Corps operations

23 December 1944
Burma
Indian 19th Infantry Division of British 14th Army captures Kokoggon

British 15th Corps reaches Donbaik in the Arakan and finds it undefended

US 10th Air Force attacks bridges at Mong Long, Pa-mao, and Man Pwe with 15 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks bridges at Tonbo, Saye, Ketka, and Nampawng with 12 bombers

US 10th Air Force also attacks Japanese positions and depots around Namhkam, Nyaunggyin, Kseinghkai, Mongyin, and Kutkai

RN Task Force 64 with destroyers Napier and Nepal and supporting warships bombards Japanese positions along the Arakan coast in support of 15th Corps operations

24 December 1944
Burma
British 14th Army reaches Pyingaing

British 15th Corps attacking around Kindaung and pushing toward Htizwe in the Arakan

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation lines, and depots around Pangkai, Man-namman, Man Om, Mong Nge, Kyanhnyat, Si-U, Lashio, and elsewhere

RAF aircraft attack Myedu

RN Task Force 64 with destroyers Napier and Nepal and supporting warships bombards Japanese positions along the Arakan coast in support of 15th Corps operations

25 December 1944
Burma
US 10th Air Force attacks Mabein, Lashio, and other targets with 12 fighters

US 14th Air Force attacks targets around Wanling

26 December 1944
Burma
In the Arakan, Japanese forces complete withdrawal from Akyab peninsula

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation lines, and depots around Taunggon, Padan, Kyaukhlebein, Panghai, Mongyu, Na-hsang, Man Om, Hpa-lin, and elsewhere

27 December 1944
Burma
In the Arakan, British 15th Corps reaches Foul Point

US 14th Air Force aircraft attack targets in eastern Burma

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation lines, and depots around Kin, Kyaukhlebein, Se-hai, Man Hkam, Mong Yok, and Mong Nge with 36 aircraft

28 December 1944
Burma
US 10th Air Force attacks bridges at Nampawng, Man Pwe, and Hsenwi with 23 fighters

29 December 1944
Burma
British 14th Army captures Kanbalu and Sabanatha

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Panma, Twinnge, and Wetwun

RAF aircraft attack Thayettabu

30 December 1944
Burma
British 14th Army captures Kaduma

US 10th Air Force attacks bridges at Man Pwe, Ho-hko, and Inailong with 12 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions at Kyatpyin with 17 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Myethin, Manna, Nanponpon, Lawa, Sabenago, Hmattawmu, and Hosi with 28 fighters

31 December 1944
Burma
British 14th Army captures Kabo

British 15th Corps captures Rathedaung in the Arakan without opposition

US 14th Air Force fighters conduct armed recon missions over eastern Burma

US 10th Air Force attacks airfields at Laihka, Namsang, Aungban, Kunlon, and Heho with 28 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Namhkai, Mongmit, Nawngka, Kawngtawng, Pangnim, Mong Tat, Kutkai, and Man Namman with 70 fighters

RAF aircraft attack Thedaw airfield and Meiktila airfield

1 January 1945
Burma
British 14th Army captures Yeu airfield

British 14th Army headquarters moves from Imphal to Kalemyo

RAF bombers attack bridges on Burma-Thailand railroad

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, and other targets around Man Hio, Bahe, Mongmit, Hatka, Namhpakha, Lihseng, Mong Yaw, Hsenwi, and elsewhere with 71 fighters

2 January 1945
Burma
US 475th Infantry Regiment of Northern Combat Area Command crossing the Shweli River

British 14th Army captures Yeu

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions and supply dumps around Mabein, Panghka, Manut, Letpangon, Loimun, Panghkai, Namhsan, Thabeikkyin, and Lashio with 79 fighters

3 January 1945
China
Chinese Y Force on the Salween front captures Wanting on the Sino-Burmese border, but Japanese forces immediately recapture it

Burma
British 3rd Commando Brigade lands near Akyab without opposition

US 10th Air Force attacks Aungban with 10 bombers and 12 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions and supply depots around Man Kun, Loi Hkam, Ngawnga, Chakau, Mulaw, and Man Pwe

4 January 1945
Burma
US 475th Infantry Regiment of Northern Combat Area Command completes crossing of the Shweli River

British 14th Army encounters strong opposition around Budalin

British 3rd Commando Brigade occupies Akyab without opposition

US 10th Air Force attacks Namsang airfield with 13 bombers and 12 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks targets at Inailong and Bawgyo with 12 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, and other targets around Man Kat, Hsenwi, Yi-ku, Se-hai, Nawnghkio, Na-lang, Twinnge, and Mogok with 53 fighters

5 January 1945
Burma
Chinese 30th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command completes crossing of the Shweli River

US 10th Air Force attacks airfields at Laikhka, Aungban, Kunlon, and Mong Long with 16 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, and other targets around Namhkam, Mongmit, Mong Yaw, Hsenwi, Hpa-Pen, Man Ton, Tunghka, Man Peng, and Longhsu with more than 70 fighters

6 January 1945
Burma
Chinese 38th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command patrols around Namhkam

7 January 1945
Burma
British 14th Army captures Onbauk and Thabeikkyin

British 14th Army pushing to Shwebo

18 Japanese Ki-43 aircraft attack British positions around Yeu

8 January 1945
Burma
British 14th Army closing in on Shwebo

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions and supply dumps around Nampeng and Mong Long with 21 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks bridge at Namhkai with 12 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions and supply dumps around Tunhunghkam, Mongyu, Hpa-hpun, and Man Om with 74 fighters

9 January 1945
Burma
Japanese garrison withdrawing from Shwebo

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, and other targets around Ho-na, Si-U, Man Kat, Tonghsim, Kong-lin, Bawdwin, Mong Tat, and Hsenwi with 100 aircraft

Japanese aircraft attack Akyab

10 January 1945
Burma
British 14th Army captures Shwebo, Budalin, and Gangaw

British 14th Army mopping up around Shwebo

Allied aircraft begin using Yeu airfield

Allied aircraft attack targets near Gangaw in support of ground operations

US 10th Air Force attacks bridges at Bawgyo and Ho-kho with 19 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, and other targets around Kawnglang, Nampachi, Man Namman, Pangkai, Mong Yai, Namhsan, Namyao, Se-ping, Panghai, Hosi, Tamawngtawn, and Si-U with 90 fighters

US 14th Air Force attacks targets of opportunity around Wanling with 50 fighters

11 January 1945
China
US 14th Air Force attacks targets around Wanting on the Salween front

Burma
British 14th Army captures Kyaukmyaung and establishes beachhead on east bank of Irrawaddy River

Japanese aircraft attack Yeu airfield and targets along Shwebo-Yeu road

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Si-U and Namhkam with 12 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Lashio with 12 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks other targets with 80 fighters

US 14th Air Force attacks targets around Muse, Wanling, and Wan Mai-Lo

12 January 1945
China
US 14th Air Force attacks targets around Wanting on the Salween front

Burma
British 14th Army expanding bridgeheads across Irrawaddy River at Kyaukmyaung and Thabeikkying

RN Task Force 64 lands British 3rd Commando Brigade near Myebon

Allied aircraft attack Myebon in support of amphibious landing

Japanese aircraft intercept Allied transport operations at Onbauk airstrip near Shwebo and attack aircraft on the ground

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Si-U and Lawa with 16 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, and other targets around Namsa-lap, Longmao, Hsaihkao, Mangpu, Pangnim, Lashio, Hsipaw, and Hsenwi with 70 fighters

US 14th Air Force attacks targets around Muse and Wan Mai-Lo

13 January 1945
China
US 14th Air Force attacks targets around Wanting on the Salween front

Burma
Japanese aircraft attack Myebon

Japanese aircraft attack airfields at Onbauk and Shwebo

RAF aircraft attack Japanese aircraft on the ground near Meiktila

US 10th Air Force attacks Aungban airfield with 10 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions and other targets around Molo, Hsaihko, Man Ping, Mankang, and Man Sang with 24 fighters

US 14th Air Force attacks targets around Kentung

14 January 1945
Burma
British 14th Army probing Japanese positions around Monywa

US 10th Air Force attacks bridges near Nampawng and Hay-ti with 12 bombers

US 10th Air Force supports ground operations around Si-U and Mabein with 26 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, and targets of opportunity around Hsenwi, Se-u, Kongnyaung, Kutkai, Mongmit, Manai, and Kawnghka with 60 fighters

15 January 1945
Burma
US 14th Air Force bombers and fighters attack Wan Pa-Hsa

RAF aircraft attack Japanese aircraft near Meiktila

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, and targets of opportunity around Mong Ngaw, Namhkai, Mabein, Myitson, Mong Tat, Mong Yok, and Mong Pa

16 January 1945
Burma
Elements of Chinese 38th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command reach Ta-kawn

RAF bombers attack Zayatkwin airfield near Rangoon

US 10th Air Force attacks Namtoi with 12 bombers

US 10th Air Force provides ground support around Yenya-u and Shadaw with 15 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks airfields at Anisakan and Nawnghkio with 22 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, and other targets at other locations with 40 fighters

17 January 1945
Burma
US 5332nd Infantry Brigade of Northern Combat Area Command clears Namhkam

British 14th Army attacking Ayadaw

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, bridges, supply depots, and other targets around Ho-hko, Mansam, Konkha, Onbaing, Wabyudaung, Nawngchio, No-na, Man Hpa-yaw, Man Namket, Nahu, Panghai, Mong Nge, and Ho-Pok

18 January 1945
Burma
US 5332nd Infantry Brigade of Northern Combat Area Command attacking Loi-kang ridge

28 Japanese Ki-43 aircraft attack British 14th Army crossing points on Irrawaddy River

RAF aircraft attack Meiktila

US 10th Air Force attacks airfields at Anisakan and Hsumhsai with 23 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Nawnghkio with 12 bombers

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Si-U, Yenya-u, and Mahlainggon with 20 fighters

US 10th Air Force also attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, and targets of opportunity around Antawsai, Mong Nak, Namhpakka, Mong Yok, Loi-Pyek, Kyawnghkam, Pangnok, and Namtu

19 January 1945
China
Chinese Y Force entering Wanting on the China-Burma border on the Salween front

Burma
In Northern Combat Area Command sector, Chinese 38th Infantry Division cuts Namhkam-Namhpakka trail while US 5332nd Infantry Brigade attacks in same area

British 14th Army closing in on Monywa

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Si-U, Namhkam, and elsewhere with 28 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, and other targets around Tonghsim, Konghsa, Mankang, Mong Pa, Pangkawlong, Saihkao, Man Hio, Man Mao, and elsewhere with more than 80 fighters

20 January 1945
China
9th Infantry Division of Chinese Y Force on the Salween front occupies Wanting on the China-Burma border

Burma
Patrols of Chinese 38th Infantry Division advancing through Burma make contact with Y Force advancing from China on the Salween front

British 14th Army attacking Monywa with strong air support

RAF aircraft attack Monywa

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Mabein, Shadaw, and Myitson with 16 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, and targets of opportunity around Namhkai, Kutkai, Kyaunghkam, Panghung, Kawnglom, Namhsan, Loi-kang, and Hsenwi

21 January 1945
Burma
Japanese unsuccessfully counterattacking British 14th Army bridgehead across Irrawaddy River at Kyaukmyaung

Indian 71st Infantry Brigade lands unopposed near Kyuakpyu on Ramree Island

RN battleship Queen Elizabeth, cruiser Phoebe, and other warships provide naval gunfire support for landing on Ramree Island

RAF aircraft attack targets on Ramree Island in support of amphibious landing

16 Japanese Ki-43 aircraft attack Allied landings on Ramree Island

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Twinnge, Mahlainggon, Konkha, and elsewhere with 26 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Heho airfield with ten bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks bridge near Nampawng with 12 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, and targets of opportunity around Me-han, Mogok, Hsenwi, Na-makhkaw, Kutkai, Kunhkan, and Man On with more than 50 fighters

22 January 1945
China
US 14th Air Force attacks targets around Wanting on the Salween front with 16 fighters

Burma
British 14th Army clearing Monywa

Indian 4th Infantry Brigade occupies Kyuakpyu on Ramree Island

RIN sloops Jumna and Narbada and other warships land British 1st Commando, 5th Commando, 42nd Royal Marine Commando, and 44th Royal Marine Commando near Kangaw

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations at multiple locations with 46 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, and targets of opportunity around Kutkai, Hsenwi, Lashio, Namtu, Kin, Padan, Man Lom, Namtu, Hkamtung, Kabaing, Nammaw-hpek, Panglaw, and Na-hsang

23 January 1945
Burma
Elements of 36th Infantry Division of British 14th Army capture Twingge

US 10th Air Force attacks airfields at Aungban and Hsumhsai with 12 bombers

US 10th Air Force provides support to ground operations around Namhkam, Twingge, and Bahe

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, and other targets around Kawngwang, Sati, Kyaukme, Wengnan, Hko-lawng, Lothke, and Panglaw with 55 fighters

24 January 1945
Burma
British 14th Army captures Ondaw

US 10th Air Force attacks Hsumhsai airfield with 12 bombers

US 10th Air Force provides support to ground operations around Namhkam and Bahe

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions and supply depots around Nawngang, Pangsan, Mansak, Konsan, Yaunggwin, Mangkung, Nawngngun, Mong Long, Mogok, Namhsan, and Mongmit

25 January 1945
Burma
Chinese 38th Infantry Division clearing last stretch of Burma Road

Indian 15th Corps captures Mayin on Ramree Island

US 10th Air Force provides support to ground operations around Namhkam, Molo, and Myitson with 24 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Heho airfield with 12 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, and targets of opportunity around Hsenwi, Loi-weng, Ho hpong, Loi Nan, Tingyet, Mong Tat, Ho-mong, Mong Long, Pangkwai, and Kutkai with 80 fighters

26 January 1945
Burma
Chinese 38th Infantry Division pushes up Burma Road to within five miles of Chinese Y Force on the Salween Front

Indian 15th Corps attacking toward Kangaw

Indian 15th Corps reaches Yanbauk Chaung on Ramree Island

RN naval forces land 500 Royal Marines on Cheduba Island south of Ramree Island

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and targets of opportunity at more than a dozen locations with 140 fighters

27 January 1945
Burma
Chinese 38th Infantry Division pushes up Burma Road and links up with Chinese Y Force on the Salween Front, opening land route from India to China

Follow-up force of Indian 36th Infantry Brigade lands on Cheduba Island

RAF aircraft fly ground support missions for Indian 19th Infantry Division bridgehead on Irrawaddy River

24 Japanese Ki-43 aircraft attack British 14th Army crossing points on Irrawaddy River

US 10th Air Force supports ground operations around Man Sak, Molo Ywama, Molo, and Banwe with 30 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, and targets of opportunity around Man Kyan, Kuinkuiloi, Hohkun, Pongalau, Hsenwi, Kutkai, Hsatong, Ping hoi, Ho-mong, Padon, Bawgyo, and Kyaung-hen with 100 fighters

28 January 1945
Burma
British 14th Army attacking Japanese positions at Kabwet with strong air support

US 10th Air Force supports ground operations around Banwe, Molo, Molo Ywama, and Namhkam with 40 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, and other targets around Namsangsok, Namlan, Pangmakmo, Wengnan, Kutkai, and Mu-lwat with 80 fighters

29 January 1945
Burma
Chinese 38th Infantry Division clearing Japanese pockets along Burma Road near Chinese border

British 14th Army attacking Japanese positions at Kabwet

US 10th Air Force attacks airfields at Aungban and Heho with 27 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions around Namhkai with 26 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks targets at many other locations

30 January 1945
Burma
British 14th Army attacking Japanese positions at Kabwet

Japanese forces withdrawing from Kabwet overnight

Detachment of 120 Allied troops lands on Sagu Island

US 10th Air Force supports ground operations around Banwe, Yenya-u, Hsenwi, Molo, and Mongmit with 65 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, and other targets around Kutkai, Bawgyo, Ham ngai, Namhsan, Naleng, Pangsari, Hsenwi, and Wengnan with 100 fighters

31 January 1945
Burma
British 14th Army attacking around Sagaing

Japanese Matsu Detachment counterattacking Indian 15th Corps around Kangaw

US 10th Air Force attacks Namlan with 12 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions and supply dumps around Na-mawtawng, Tawkut, Mong Long, Hsipaw, Hsenwi, and Namhpakka with 50 fighters

1 February 1945
Burma
Indian 15th Corps captures Sane on Ramree Island

Japanese Matsu Detachment counterattacking Indian 15th Corps around Kangaw

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Hosi and Molo with 28 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Mong Pawn bridge with 12 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, airfields, transportation lines, and other targets around Nauchye, Hsenwi, Man Pwe, Pongkalau, Nawng Mawn, Na-lang, Kunhkan, and Panghtu-lin with more than 90 fighters

RAF aircraft attack airfields at Meiktila, Heho, and Anisakan

2 February 1945
Burma
US 5332nd Infantry Brigade of Northern Combat Area Command captures Japanese positions around Hpa-pen

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Hosi, Mabein, and Molo with 60 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions at Loilem with 11 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, and other targets around Panma, Kan-loi, Pansak, Man Ho Pang, Pongkalau, Hsenwi, Namtu, Panghai, Kong kang, and Ondon

3 February 1945
Burma
US 5332nd Infantry Brigade of Northern Combat Area Command attacking around Hpa-pen

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Hosi, Myitson, and Molo with 27 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions at Loilem with 12 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, and other targets around Kyaung-hen, Mongkyet, Hsipaw, Hsenwi, Nasang, Konghsa, and Hkaihsi with 80 fighters

4 February 1945
Burma
US 5332nd Infantry Brigade of Northern Combat Area Command clears Japanese positions around Hpa-pen

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Hosi and Myitson with 26 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks bridges at Inailong, Bawgyo, Ho-hko, Hay-ti, Mong Long, and Pa-mao with 54 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, and other targets around Nam Yem, Na-makhkaw,Mansam, Kong kang, Nawngsong, Mong Yai, Nalang, and Pangmit

5 February 1945
Burma
British 14th Army begins advancing toward Pakokku on the Irrawaddy River

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Molo, Hosi, and Myitson with 35 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, and other targets around Mong Long, Kan-loi, Namyang, Man-Peng, Pangmakhe leng, Kwangteng, Mong Pa, and Mansam with 68 fighters

India
Japanese aircraft attack airfield near Cox's Bazaar

6 February 1945
Burma
US 10th Air Force attacks Lashio area with 25 bombers and 86 fighters

7 February 1945
Burma
Indian 15th Corps attacking Ramree town on Ramree Island

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations along the Shweli River near Myitson

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions around Man Namman with 11 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, and other targets around Nawngkalio, Man Li, Hsunkwe, Nawnghkio, Loi Hkam, Panghsapye, Na-lang, Wingnang, and Pang Eng Hkye with 40 fighters

8 February 1945
Burma
British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command attacking around Myitson

West African 82nd Infantry Division of Indian 15th Corps, advancing overland toward Kangaw, reaches Kani and Kaw

Indian 15th Corps attacking Ramree town on Ramree Island

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Myitson with 72 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, and other targets around Namsaw, Hsun-kwe, Loi-Kong, Nawng-un, Hsipaw, Panghai, Kongnio, and Pangkawn with 37 fighters

9 February 1945
Burma
Indian 15th Corps captures Ramree town on Ramree Island

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Myitson with 22 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks bridges at Tonglau and Ke-hsi Mansam with 10 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, transportation lines, and other targets around Bawgyo, Inailong, Tangtong, Man Mau, Se-u, Mansam, Panghai, Naland, and Man Hpatwith 50 fighters

10 February 1945
Burma
British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command attacking around Myitson

British 14th Army captures Kanhla

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Mongmit and Myitson with 15 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, bridges, and other targets around Pa-mao, Inailong, Panglong, Namsangsok, Namtu, Kutkai, Mong Yaw, Mongmit, Ho-mong, Man Pwe, Namsam, and Loiya with 93 fighters

11 February 1945
Burma
British 14th Army, attacking from the Kyaukmyaung bridgehead across Irrawaddy River north of Mandalay, captures Singu

Remnants of Japanese garrison evacuating Ramree Island

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Mongmit, Nabu, and Myitson with 22 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions at Loilem with 11 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, and other targets around Pangsang, Taung-gaing, Panghsapye, Nam Pok, Byaungbyan, Manai, Kutkai, Mongmit, Namun, and Pangmahe-leng with 100 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Rangoon with B-24 bombers

US 20th Air Force attacks targets around Rangoon with 56 B-29 bombers

RAF bombers attack targets around Rangoon

Japanese aircraft attack Allied shipping off Ramree Island

Indian Ocean
RN destroyer Pathfinder damaged by Japanese aircraft south of Akyab, towed to Chittagong, not repaired

12 February 1945
Burma
British 14th Army begins crossing Irrawaddy River at Myinmu west of Mandalay

Japanese aircraft attack British positions west of the Chindwin River overnight

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Nabu and Myitson with 23 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, and other targets around Hukawt, Kongtap, Namtu, Namta-run, Mongmit, Loingu, and Tonsing with 60 fighters

13 February 1945
Burma
British 14th Army establishes bridgehead across Irrawaddy River from Myinmu west of Mandalay

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Mongmit and Myitson with 19 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks bridge at Hay-ti with 16 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, and other targets around Kongpaw, Namtu, Kyaohpak, Laihka, Kon-wet, Mong Pa, Hkom-nio, and Naung-lang with 70 fighters

14 February 1945
Burma
Japanese attacks against British 14th Army bridgehead across Irrawaddy River opposite Myinmu west of Mandalay

British 14th Army begins crossing Irrawaddy River around Nyaungu, south of Mandalay, to advance on Meiktila and isolate Japanese 15th Army and 33rd Army to the north

US 10th Air Force mostly grounded by poor weather conditions, but 12 B-25 bombers attack road traffic around Lashio

Japanese aircraft attack Pakokku airfield overnight

15 February 1945
Burma
Japanese attacks against British 14th Army bridgehead across Irrawaddy River opposite Myinmu west of Mandalay

British 14th Army enlarging bridgehead across Irrawaddy River around Nyaungu

Japanese aircraft attack targets around Myinmu

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Mongmit and Myitson with 20 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks targets between Lashio and Loilem with 12 B-25 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, bridges, and other targets around Hay-ti, Paukmyaing, Nam-hpuktok, Namtoi, Namhu-tau, and Li-lu with 70 fighters

16 February 1945
Burma
Japanese attacks against British 14th Army bridgehead across Irrawaddy River opposite Myinmu west of Mandalay

Indian 53rd Infantry Brigade of 15th Corps lands at Ruywa

RN sloop Flamingo and RIN sloop Narbada support ground operations around Ruywa

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Myitson with 31 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks targets between Lashio and Loilem with 12 B-25 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, bridges, and other targets at multiple locations throughout Burma with 160 fighters

17 February 1945
Burma
Japanese counterattacks against British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command around Myitson

Japanese attacks against British 14th Army bridgehead across Irrawaddy River opposite Myinmu west of Mandalay

Indian 15th Corps finishes clearing Ramree Island

Japanese aircraft attack Pakkoku airfield and Nyaungyan airfield

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Myitson and Mongmit with 14 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions at Hai-hseng with 10 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, and other targets at multiple locations throughout Burma with 140 fighters

18 February 1945
Burma
Japanese attacks against British 14th Army bridgehead across Irrawaddy River opposite Myinmu west of Mandalay

Indian 15th Corps finishes clearing area around Kangaw

US 10th Air Force supports ground operations around Mongmit, Myitson, and Nabu with 30 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks bridges at Namsang and Ke-hsi Mansam with 12 B-25 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply dumps, and other targets at multiple locations throughout Burma with 100 fighters

19 February 1945
Burma
Chinese 30th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command enters Hsenwi unopposed

Japanese counterattacks against Indian 15th Corps beachhead around Ruywa

RAF Hurricanes attack Japanese tanks near Myinmu

US 10th Air Force supports ground operations around Mongmit and Myitson with 24 bombers and 31 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, and other targets at multiple locations througout Burma with 70 fighters

20 February 1945
Burma
British 14th Army, attacking from the Thabeikkyin bridgehead across Irrawaddy River north of Mandalay, begins pushing south toward Kyaukmyaung area

British 14th Army captures Saye across Irrawaddy River from Mandalay

US 10th Air Force supports ground operations around Mongmit and Namhsan with 52 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks a bridge at Mong Long with 13 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, and other targets throughout Burma with 100 fighters

21 February 1945
Burma
British 14th Army advancing from Nyaungu bridgehead toward Meiktila to cut off Mandalay from the south

US 10th Air Force supports ground operations around Mongmit with 15 fighters

US 10th Air Force supports ground operations around Namhsan with 16 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, and other targets throughout Burma with 100 fighters

22 February 1945
Burma
British 3rd Commando Brigade lands near Kangaw

RIN sloops Narbada and Jumna support operations around Kangaw

US 10th Air Force support ground operations around Namhsam with 29 fighters

US 10th Air Force support ground operations around Mongmit with 11 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks other Japanese positions, supply depots, and other targets with 100 fighters

23 February 1945
Burma
British 14th Army pushing toward Mandalay from the north

British 14th Army, advancing from Nyaungu bridgehead toward Meiktila to cut off Mandalay from the south, captures Welaung

US 10th Air Force supports ground operations around Mongmit with 20 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets with 12 bombers and 120 fighters

RIN sloops Narbada and Jumna support operations around Kangaw

24 February 1945
Burma
2nd Infantry Division of British 14th Army begins crossing Irrawaddy River at Ngazun just west of Mandalay

4th Corps of British 14th Army, advancing from Nyaungu bridgehead toward Meiktila to cut off Mandalay from the south, captures Taungtha

Japanese aircraft attack British tanks around Pakokku

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets with 12 bombers and 125 fighters

25 February 1945
Burma
British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command advancing from Myitson toward Mongmit

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Mongmit with 16 fighters

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Lashio and Namtu with 31 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets with 9 bombers and 85 fighters

Japanese aircraft attack British ground units west of Meiktila

26 February 1945
Burma
254th Tank Brigade of British 14th Army captures Thabutkon airfield near Meiktila

Japanese aircraft attack British ground units west of Meiktila

RAF aircraft provide support to advancing British ground forces around Meiktila

Heavy air-to-air combat above Meiktila sector

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Mongmit with 12 fighters

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Namhsam with 16 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets with 4 bombers and 80 fighters

27 February 1945
Burma
British 14th Army advancing from Nyaungu bridgehead toward Meiktila to cut off Mandalay from the south

Allied aircraft lifting Indian 99th Infantry Brigade into Thabutkon airfield near Meiktila

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Mongmit with 18 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, elephant transport, and other targets with 100 fighters

28 February 1945
Burma
British 14th Army advancing from Nyaungu bridgehead toward Meiktila to cut off Mandalay from the south

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Mongmit with 28 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets with 75 fighters

1 March 1945
Burma
US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Mogok with 27 fighters

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Lashio with 16 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Na-lang bridge with 14 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets

RAF aircraft attack bridges and Japanese positions

Many Japanese aircraft withdrawing to Thailand and, in order to reduce losses, remaining Japanese fighters ordered to avoid aerial combat except against solitary Allied aircraft

2 March 1945
Burma
British 14th Army attacking Meiktila

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Mogok with 20 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, bridges, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets with 10 bombers and 90 fighters

3 March 1945
Burma
British 14th Army attacking Meiktila

Japanese defenders of Meiktila mostly destroyed while attempting to break out

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Mansam with 24 fighters

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Mogok with 16 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Na-lang bridge with 10 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation lines, and other targets around Kankaing and elsewhere with 10 bombers and 80 fighters

4 March 1945
Burma
British 14th Army pushing toward Mandalay from the north

British 14th Army mopping up around Meiktila, with Mandalay cut off from the south

On the Arakan coast, British 15th Corps captures Tamandu

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation lines, supply depots, and other targets throughout Burma

Japanese bombers attack Allied airfields overnight

5 March 1945
Burma
British 14th Army begins main advance toward Mandalay from the north

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Mogok and Mansam with 50 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation lines, supply depots, and other targets with 12 bombers and 46 fighters

6 March 1945
Burma
Chinese 38th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command entering Lashio

British 14th Army pushing toward Mandalay from the north

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Mogok with 31 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation lines, supply depots, and other targets with 12 bombers and 60 fighters

7 March 1945
Burma
Chinese 38th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command captures Lashio against minimal opposition

British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command reaches Mongmit northeast of Mandalay

British 14th Army pushing toward Mandalay from the north

Japanese counterattacks capture Taungtha, isolating Indian 17th Infantry Division in Meiktila

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Mogok with 30 fighters

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Mansam with 18 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation lines, and other targets with 12 bombers and 35 fighters

RAF aircraft attack Martaban jetties area and rail line near Mandalay

8 March 1945
Burma
British 14th Army pushes into northern outskirts of Mandalay

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations with 20 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation lines, and other targets with 79 fighters

RAF aircraft attack Japanese positions and Hmawbi airfield

9 March 1945
Burma
British 14th Army attacking into Mandalay and captures Mandalay Hill

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Mansam with 16 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation lines, and other targets with 80 fighters

RAF aircraft attack Rangoon

10 March 1945
Burma
British 14th Army attacking Japanese 15th Army in Mandalay

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation lines, and other targets with 95 fighters

US 10th Air Force provides support for ground operations around Mogok with 13 fighters

11 March 1945
Burma
British 14th Army attacking Japanese 15th Army in Mandalay

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation lines, and other targets around Kongsha, Kwai-Kong, Man Kat, and Mong Yai with 14 bombers

US 10th Air Force conducts sweeps and attacks targets of opportunity with 30 fighters

RAF aircraft attack Rangoon

12 March 1945
Burma
British 14th Army attacking Japanese 15th Army in Mandalay

US 10th Air Force attacks bridge at Hay-ti with 12 fighters

US 10th Air Force conducts sweeps and attacks transportation targets with 66 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, and other targets with 13 bombers and 35 fighters

13 March 1945
Burma
British 14th Army attacking Japanese 15th Army in Mandalay

On the Arakan coast, brigade of British 15th Corps lands at Letpan east of Ramree Island

US 10th Air Force supports ground operations around Namhsan with 16 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks road targets with 26 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, and other targets with 12 B-25 bombers

14 March 1945
Burma
British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command advancing toward Mogok

British 14th Army attacking Japanese 15th Army in Mandalay

Japanese 33rd Army ordered to take command of operations around Meiktila

Japanese 33rd Army attacking British 14th Army around Meiktila

US 10th Air Force supports ground operations around Mansam with 20 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks targets around Laihka with 14 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation lines, supply depots, and other targets with 68 fighters

15 March 1945
Burma
British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command advancing toward Mogok

Japanese 33rd Army attacking British 14th Army around Meiktila

US 10th Air Force supports ground operations around Namhsan with 30 fighters

US 10th Air Force conducts sweeps against road transport with 32 fighters

RAF aircraft attack bridge near Moulmein

16 March 1945
Burma
Chinese 50th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command enters Hsipaw

British 14th Army artillery and RAF aircraft blasting Japanese 15th Army positions in Mandalay

Japanese 33rd Army attacking British 14th Army around Meiktila

US 10th Air Force supports ground operations around Hsipaw with 23 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Panghai with 12 B-25 bombers

US 10th Air Force conducts sweeps against road transport with 40 fighters

17 March 1945
Burma
British 14th Army artillery and RAF aircraft blasting Japanese 15th Army positions in Mandalay

Japanese 33rd Army attacking British 14th Army around Chauk, Letse, and Meiktila

On the Arakan coast, British 15th Corps captures Letmauk

Aung San's Japanese-sponsored Burma National Army, supposedly marching off to fight the Allies, departs Rangoon but disperses in preparation for turning against the Japanese

US 10th Air Force supports ground operations around Mogok with 16 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks targets near Namlan with 12 B-25 bombers

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation lines, supply depots, and other targets around Hay-ti, Mong Yai, Ta-mun, Namsaw, Pansupe, Tal-ti, and Kankang with 73 fighters

US 20th Air Force attacks Rangoon with 70 B-29 bombers

18 March 1945
Burma
British 14th Army artillery and RAF aircraft blasting Japanese 15th Army positions in Mandalay

Japanese 33rd Army attacking British 14th Army around Meiktila

US 10th Air Force supports ground operations around Hispaw with 12 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation lines, supply depots, and other targets with 11 bombers and 36 fighters

19 March 1945
Burma
British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command captures Mogok

British 14th Army artillery blasting Japanese 15th Army positions in Mandalay

Remnants of Japanese 15th Army withdrawing from Mandalay overnight

US 10th Air Force supports ground operations around Hispaw with 24 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation lines, supply depots, and other targets around Namlan, Namio, Nam-maw-long, and elsewhere with 39 fighters

RAF aircraft attack supply depot at Na Noi

20 March 1945
Burma
British 14th Army enters Mandalay and chops up remnants of Japanese 15th Army withdrawing from the city

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation lines, supply depots, and other targets with 36 fighters

RAF aircraft provide support to ground operations around Mandalay

RAF aircraft attack transportation targets

21 March 1945
Burma
British 14th Army mopping up around Mandalay

US 10th Air Force supports ground operations around Hsipaw with 30 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions and transportation lines with 13 bombers and 42 fighters

22 March 1945
Burma
British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command captures Monglong

British 14th Army pushing south from Mandalay to assist elements around Meiktila

US 10th Air Force supports ground operations around Hsipaw with 16 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets with 12 bombers and 41 fighters

US 20th Air Force attacks Rangoon with 76 B-29 bombers

23 March 1945
Burma
British 14th Army attacking scattered Japanese units around Meiktila

US 10th Air Force supports ground operations around Nampongpang and Nakang with 15 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks targets at Monglawng with 11 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks transportation lines and supply targets with 28 aircraft

24 March 1945
Burma
Chinese 38th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command, pushing south from Lashio, links up with Chinese 50th Infantry Division near Hsipaw

British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command advancing toward Kyaukme

British 14th Army attacking scattered Japanese units around Meiktila

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation lines, supply depots, and other targets with 40 aircraft

25 March 1945
Burma
British 14th Army pushing south from Mandalay and down the Irrawaddy River

Japanese 33rd Army attacking British 14th Army around Meiktila

US 10th Air Force supports ground operations around Hsipaw with 26 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation lines, supply depots, and other targets with 58 aircraft

RAF aircraft attack transportation targets

Japanese aircraft attack Allied shipping and airfield at Akyab

26 March 1945
Burma
Japanese 33rd Army attacking British 14th Army around Meiktila

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation lines, supply depots, airfields, and other targets with 38 aircraft

27 March 1945
Burma
Japanese 33rd Army attacking British 14th Army around Meiktila

Aung San leads Burma National Army in revolt against Japanese occupation

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation lines, supply depots, and other targets around Mong Kung, Man Namkat, Nam-yang, Tonglau, Ho-na, Hkai-wun, Longwai, Monglawng, Laihka, and Namlan with 80 fighters

28 March 1945
Burma
Remnants of Japanese units withdrawing from Meiktila area

Burma National Army mutinies against Japanese and joins the Allies

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation lines, supply depots, and other targets around Wan Hong, Hon-na, Kyu-sawk, Nanghkio, and Na-ti with 30 fighters

29 March 1945
Burma
British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command captures Namsaw and patrols make contact with Chinese 50th Infantry Division around Kyaukme

US 10th Air Force operations severely limited by poor weather conditions

RAF aircraft attack Aungban and transportation targets

30 March 1945
Burma
British 36th Infantry Division of Northern Combat Area Command begins redeploying to Mandalay and transfers to command of British 14th Army

Allied operations in Northern Combat Area Command come to an end

Japanese forces crumbling on British 14th Army front around Taungtha - Meiktila - Thazi

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, transportation lines, supply depots, and other targets around Loiwing, Pawngleng, Nawnghkio, Laihka, Kogleng, and Loi Putau with 14 bombers and 41 fighters

31 March 1945
Burma
Battle on the Mandalay - Meiktila front ending with Japanese 15th Army and 33rd Army having suffered heavy casualties in unsuccessful defense of the region

British 15th Corps largely stationary in the Letmauk - An - Taungup Chaung area along the Arakan coast

US 10th Air Force attacks targets with 20 aircraft

1 April 1945
Burma
Remnants of Japanese 15th Army withdrawing into the hills east of Kyaukse and Kume

Remnants of Japanese 33rd Army withdrawing from Meiktila toward Pyawbwe area

British 14th Army advancing south from Meiktila

US 10th Air Force attacks transportation targets in central Burma with ten B-25 bombers

2 April 1945
Burma
US 10th Air Force grounded by poor weather conditions

3 April 1945
Burma
British 14th Army attacking Japanese 33rd Army around Kandaung

US 10th Air Force grounded by poor weather conditions

4 April 1945
Burma
British 14th Army attacking Japanese 33rd Army around Kandaung and Japanese 28th Army around Legyi

US 10th Air Force conducts limited attacks on Japanese positions and supply depots in poor weather conditions

5 April 1945
Burma
British 14th Army attacking Japanese 33rd Army around Yindaw

On the Arakan coast, a brigade of British 15th Corps captures Point 990 on the road to An

US 10th Air Force grounded by poor weather conditions

6 April 1945
Burma
British 14th Army captures Yindaw

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, and other targets around Paklu, Nawnghkio, Loilem, Takaw, Mong Hko, Kongleng, Indaw, and elsewhere with 70 fighters

7 April 1945
Burma
British 14th Army advancing toward Pyawbwe

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets with 95 fighters

8 April 1945
Burma
British 14th Army attacking toward Pyawbwe

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets with 50 fighters

9 April 1945
Burma
British 14th Army attacks around Pyawbwe and destroys much of Japanese 33rd Army headquarters

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets around Mong Pawn, Wan Htum, Pangpo, Kyawkku, Mong Hko, Manhwe-Mu, Laihka, and elsewhere with 70 fighters

10 April 1945
Burma
British 14th Army captures Pyawbwe and destroys most of the remaining fighting power of Japanese 33rd Army

On the Arakan coast, British 15th Corps withdraws to Letmauk

US 10th Air Force attacks various targets with 30 fighters

11 April 1945
Burma
British 14th Army pushing south from Pyawbwe

On the Arakan coast, Japanese force attacking British 15th Corps around Letmauk

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets around Mong Kung, Mong Nim, and elsewhere with 54 fighters

12 April 1945
Burma
British 14th Army pushing south from Pyawbwe and attacking Yamethin

British 14th Army attacking Japanese 28th Army at Kyaukpadaung

Spearheads of British 14th Army reach Natmauk, cutting rail line to Japanese 28th Army at Kyaukpadaung

Japanese 28th Army withdraws from Kyaukpadaung overnight

On the Arakan coast, Japanese force attacking British 15th Corps around Letmauk

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets with 75 fighters

13 April 1945
Burma
British 14th Army pushing south against Japanese 33rd Army and 28th Army

On the Arakan coast, British 15th Corps withdraws to Shaukchon

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets around Hamm Gai, Loi-hseng, and Wan Yin with 30 fighters

14 April 1945
Burma
British 14th Army pushing south from Pyawbwe and captures Yamethin

British 14th Army captures Gwegyo

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets around Tawnghkam, Nawng-hkam, Mong Kung, Loi-makhkawn, Nawngkaw and elsewhere with 49 fighters

15 April 1945
Burma
British 14th Army pushing south from Pyawbwe and attacking around Shwemyo

British 14th Army captures Taungdwingyi

On the Arakan coast, British 15th Corps reaches Palawa

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets around Loi-Mwe, Lawksawk, Thongdan, Laihka, and elsewhere with 62 fighters

16 April 1945
Burma
British 14th Army pushing south from Pyawbwe and attacking around Shwemyo

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets around Ke-hsi Mansam and elsewhere with 41 fighters

17 April 1945
Burma
British 14th Army pushing south from Pyawbwe and attacking south of Shwemyo

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets around Mong Kung, Wan Hpun, and elsewhere with 30 fighters

18 April 1945
Burma
Japanese 33rd Army withdrawing from Shwemyo area into hills to the east

British 14th Army captures Chauk on the Irrawaddy River

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets around Man Li, Kongsam, Laihka, and elsewhere with 26 fighters

19 April 1945
Burma
British 14th Army attacking into Pyinmana on the Sittang River

British 14th Army drives Japanese 28th Army rearguard off Mount Popa

British 14th Army captures Magwe on the Irrawaddy River

On the Arakan coast, Japanese forces begin withdrawing from Shaukchon - Lemauk - An sector

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets with 20 fighters

20 April 1945
Burma
British 14th Army captures Pyinmana on the Sittang River

Japanese aircraft attack British armor at Pyinmana

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets with 75 fighters

21 April 1945
Burma
British 14th Army advancing toward Toungoo on the Sittang River

US 10th Air Force grounded by poor weather conditions

22 April 1945
Burma
British 14th Army captures Toungoo and Oktwin on the Sittang River

RAF attacks supply depots at Rangoon with 12 Liberator bombers

US 10th Air Force grounded by poor weather conditions

23 April 1945
Burma
Japanese 33rd Army resistance crumbling in the Sittang River valley

Japanese garrison begins withdrawing eastward from Rangoon

Ba Maw and leaders of Japanese-sponsored government depart Rangoon for safety in eastern Burma

On the Arakan coast, British 15th Corps reaches An

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets with 47 fighters

24 April 1945
Burma
British 14th Army advancing down the Sittang River valley

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets around Mong Nawng, Mong Kung, Laihka, Loilem, Wan Hsan, and elsewhere with 40 fighters

US 10th Air Force attacks targets along the Burma-Thailand railroad with 40 B-24 bombers

Japanese aircraft attack Allied vehicles around Toungoo

25 April 1945
Burma
British 14th Army reaches Penwegon in the Sittang River valley

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets around Hopong, Hotang, Wan Kinglong, and elsewhere with 36 fighters

26 April 1945
Burma
On the Arakan coast, British 15th Corps reaches Mogyo

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets around Wan Sing, Naungtaw, Loilem, and elsewhere with 30 fighters

27 April 1945
Burma
US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets around Wan Pong, Nawng Leng, and elsewhere with 49 fighters

28 April 1945
Burma
British 14th Army resumes advance in the Sittang River valley

British 14th Army captures Allanmyo on the Irrawaddy River

US 10th Air Force attacks Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and other targets around Namhok, Pawngleng, and elsewhere with 36 fighters in poor weather conditions

29 April 1945
Burma
British 14th Army captures Pyinbongyi and Payagyi north of Pegu and cuts the Japanese escape route to the east from Pegu and Rangoon

Remaining elements of Japanese garrison withdraw eastward from Rangoon overnight

On the Arakan coast, British 15th Corps occupies Taungup at the terminus of the road to Prome

Japanese aircraft attack Pyu

RAF Spitfires shoot down a Japanese Ki-84 in the final air-to-air combat over Burma

Two IJN motor torpedo boats sunk by RAF aircraft off Rangoon

30 April 1945
Burma
British 15th Corps completes its operations along the Arakan coast as Japanese forces withdraw to the east

US 10th Air Force grounded by poor weather conditions

1 May 1945
Burma
British 14th Army captures Pegu

British 14th Army attacking Japanese 28th Army at Pyalo on the Irrawaddy River

Operation Dracula: Battalion of Gurkha paratroopers drops near Elephant Point at the mouth of the Rangoon River and captures Japanese position

Operation Dracula: RAF aircraft support drop at Elephant Point

Operation Dracula: RN warships conduct minesweeping operations at the mouth of the Rangoon River

2 May 1945
Burma
British 14th Army bridging Pegu River in order to advance on Rangoon

Operation Dracula: RN Assault Force W lands Indian ground forces near Rangoon

Operation Dracula: RN 21st Carrier Squadron supports landing with escort carriers Hunter, Stalker, Emperor, and Khedive and escorting warships

Operation Dracula: Indian 26th Infantry Division lands along both banks of the Rangoon River south of the city

Operation Dracula: RAF aircraft support landing near Rangoon

With Rangoon already evacuated by Japanese forces, RAF aircraft begin landing at Mingaladon airfield, bringing in supplies and flying out Allied POWs

3 May 1945
Burma
British 14th Army advancing toward Rangoon from Pegu

British 14th Army occupies Prome on the Irrawaddy River without resistance, cutting off Japanese forces in the Arakan

Operation Dracula: Indian 26th Infantry Division, learning the city is undefended, re-embarks on landing craft and moves into Rangoon

US 10th Air Force operations drawing to a conclusion over Burma

4 May 1945
Burma
Indian 26th Infantry Division secures Rangoon without opposition

Much of Japanese 28th Army, including units withdrawing from the Arakan, isolated on western side of Irrawaddy River

5 May 1945
Burma
Indian 26th Infantry Division occupies Mingaladon airfield outside Rangoon and begins advancing toward Pegu from the south

Aircraft from RN 21st Carrier Squadron attack coastal targets

US 10th Air Force units withdrawing from Burma to India for redeployment

6 May 1945
Burma
British 14th Army ordered to prevent Japanese forces from withdrawing across the estuary of the Sittang River

British 14th Army attacking toward Mawli east of the Sittang River

Elements of British 14th Army which have pushed down the Sittang River meet spearhead of Indian 26th Infantry Division which has landed at Rangoon and advanced toward Pegu

Indian 26th Infantry Division and forces in Rangoon come under command of British 14th Army

7 May 1945
Burma
Japanese forces in Burma split into isolated group west of Irrawaddy River, remnants of 28th Army isolated in hills between the Irrawaddy and Sittang River, and remnants of 15th Army withdrawing from the Sittang toward Moulmein

British 14th Army attempting to destroy isolated Japanese elements and prevent withdrawal to the east

British 14th Army attacking Japanese units west of Irrawaddy River around Padan and Minbu

8 May 1945
Burma
British 14th Army engaged against withdrawing Japanese units west of Irrawaddy River around Padan

9 May 1945
Burma
British 14th Army engaged against withdrawing Japanese units west of Irrawaddy River around Padan

10 May 1945
Burma
British 14th Army attacks Japanese 33rd Army along the Sittang River and captures Nyaungkashe

British 14th Army engaged against withdrawing Japanese units west of Irrawaddy River around Shandatkyi

12 May 1945
Burma
British 14th Army operations around mouth of the Sittang River suspended due to rains and flood conditions

15 May 1945
Burma
British 14th Army destroys or disperses Japanese units west of Irrawaddy River around Shandatkyi

At Okkan, spearhead of British 14th Army advancing down the Irrawaddy River meets spearhead of Indian 26th Infantry Division advancing north from Rangoon

RAF aircraft attack Lagunbyo

16 May 1945
Burma
Aung San, claiming to represent provisional government of Burma, meets with Slim at 14th Army headquarters

17 May 1945
Burma
British 14th Army attacking remnants of Japanese 28th Army near Pyu in the hills west of the Sittang River

British 14th Army attacking toward Mawli east of the Sittang River

18 May 1945
Burma
British 14th Army headquarters moves to Rangoon

21 May 1945
Burma
British 14th Army attacking Japanese units around Kama on the Irrawaddy River

22 May 1945
Burma
Remnants of Japanese force west of Irrawaddy River assembling around Kama

British 14th Army attacking Japanese units around Kama on the Irrawaddy River

23 May 1945
Burma
Aung San, representing provisional government of Burma, meets with Slim and agrees to place Burmese National Army under Allied command for operations against the Japanese

25 May 1945
Burma
Remnants of Japanese force isolated west of the Irrawaddy cross the river around Kama and attempt to escape into hills to the east

RAF attacks against Moulmein with 18 Liberator bombers

27 May 1945
Burma
Remnants of Japanese force isolated along Irrawaddy River attempting to attack through British 14th Army cordon into hills to the east

28 May 1945
Burma
Remnants of Japanese force isolated along Irrawaddy River attempting to attack through British 14th Army cordon into hills to the east

29 May 1945
Burma
Remnants of Japanese force isolated along Irrawaddy River attempting to attack through British 14th Army cordon into hills to the east

30 May 1945
Burma
British 14th Army attacking from Meiktila area toward Kalaw

Remnants of Japanese force isolated along Irrawaddy River attempting to attack through British 14th Army cordon into hills to the east

India
Operation Zipper, the amphibious invasion of Malaya, postponed until 9 September

31 May 1945
Burma
Isolated remnants of Japanese 28th Army assembling in hills between Irrawaddy River and Sittang River

India
Allied Eastern Air Command dissolved, with US 10th Air Force and other US components to be utilized in China to support Pacific Theater operations

1 June 1945
Burma
Headquarters of British 12th Army relieves HQ 14th Army to control ongoing operations in Burma

Headquarters of British 14th Army transferring to India to plan invasion of Malaya

Headquarters RAF Burma formed to control remaining air assets in theater

3 June 1945
Burma
Many RAF squadrons being withdrawn, disbanded, or consolidated throughout the month, and air operations much reduced

9 June 1945
Burma
British 12th Army, gradually dealing with remnants of Japanese forces in monsoon weather conditions, captures Kalaw

10 June 1945
Burma
Burmese anti-Japanese guerilla forces capture Loilem in the Shan Hills

12 June 1945
Thailand
RAF attacks Satalish Bay with 14 Liberator bombers

Burma
British 12th Army, gradually dealing with remnants of Japanese forces in monsoon weather conditions, reaches milestone 20 on the Mawchi road

15 June 1945
Burma
Burmese anti-Japanese guerrillas finish clearing Shan Hills

16 June 1945
Burma
Allied victory parade in Rangoon

Aung San, representing provisional government of Burma, meets with Mountbatten in Rangoon

22 June 1945
Burma
Japanese 33rd Army counterattacks elements of British 12th Army around Nyaungkashe on the lower Sittang River in monsoon weather conditions

23 June 1945
Burma
General Wheeler takes command of much-reduced US forces in India-Burma Theater, relieving General Sultan

25 June 1945
Burma
British 12th Army reaches milestone 27 on the Mawchi road but halts advance there due to monsoon conditions

India
British commanders complete planning for Operation Zipper, the invasion of Malaya

1 July 1945
Burma
Isolated remnants of Japanese 28th Army rallying in the Pegu Yomas in preparation for breaking out to the east

3 July 1945
Burma
Elements of Japanese 33rd Army attacking British 12th Army in the Sittang bend overnight

4 July 1945
Burma
Elements of Japanese 33rd Army attacking British 12th Army in the Sittang bend

RAF aircraft supporting British 12th Army defenses in the Sittang bend

6 July 1945
Ceylon
Following a clash with Slim and Mountbatten about command positions, General Leese vacates his appointment as Commander-in-Chief, Allied Land Forces, Southeast Asia, being temporarily replaced by Christison

15 July 1945
Burma
Aung San, representing provisional government of Burma, meets with Mountbatten and agrees to terms for incorporating Burma National Army (aka Patriotic Burmese Forces) into regular Burma Army

20 July 1945
Burma
Isolated remnants of Japanese 28th Army in the Pegu Yomas begin desperate attempt to break out toward the east

21 July 1945
Burma
Isolated remnants of Japanese 28th Army take heavy losses as they attempt to break out toward the east

22 July 1945
Burma
British 12th Army continues to intercept and destroy isolated remnants of Japanese 28th Army attempting to break out toward the east through the end of the month

3 August 1945
Burma
Although a few small parties have escaped, most isolated remnants of Japanese 28th Army attempting to break out toward the east have been destroyed

7 August 1945
Burma
With remnants of Japanese 28th Army destroyed and liberated Burma safely in hand, British 12th Army begins releasing forces for Operation Zipper, the amphibious invasion of Malaya

9 August 1945
United Kingdom
General Dempsey appointed to command British 14th Army in southeast Asia

16 August 1945
India
Slim becomes Commander-in-Chief, Allied Land Forces, South East Asia, replacing Christison who held the position temporarily after Leese's departure

20 August 1945
Burma
Supporting Burmese guerilla forces against the Japanese, RAF aircraft conduct their last operations in Burma

22 August 1945
Ceylon
General Leclerc arrives to take command of a planned French expeditionary corps for return to Indochina, meets with Mountbatten, and continues to Tokyo



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