The Fall of Burma

August 27, 2017 PE Matt 0

After the fall of Rangoon in early March 1942, the remaining RAF and AVG aircraft withdrew to Magwe airfield in central Burma, from where they hoped to give what air cover they could to the […]

The Evacuation of Rangoon

December 30, 2016 PE Matt 0

During their advance southwards, the Japanese had undertaken a limited air offensive against the British colony of Burma, aimed at neutralising the small RAF force based in and around the capital of Rangoon. After inflicting […]

The Flying Tigers In Defence of Rangoon

February 19, 2016 PE Matt 0

Whilst the Pacific War was in its opening weeks, the war in China was also continuing. In Chungking, the irrepressible former US Army pilot, Claire Lee Chennault, was preparing to throw into battle his newly […]