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Imphal and Kohima: Britain's Greatest Battle

Imphal and Kohima: Britain's Greatest Battle 

Documentary with James Holland and Robert Lyman.

'The Epic Battle That Stopped The Japanese Invasion of India in World War Two'

The Battles of Imphal and Kohima were a crucial turning point in the attempted Japanese invasion of India during World War Two. By October 1942 Singapore, Hong-Kong, Malaysia and Burma had all fallen to the Japanese; the Imperial army looked unbeatable. Yet it was then, when morale was at its lowest, that the new British commander Bill Slim set about reforming and rebuilding the Anglo-Indian British army.

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