Ep 359: The Arakan

Ep 359: The Arakan

The final task of assaulting the Arakan Peninsula as part of the Burma campaign was given to the British 3rd Commando Brigade. Their challenge was to cut off the Japanese supply and escape routes to Rangoon.

Historian Lucy Betteridge-Dyson, whose grandfather fought in Burma, joins Al Murray and James Holland to discuss the campaign and the infamous fight for Hill 170.

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  1. very interesting listening to this podcast. My dad, Kenneth Humphries, 5 Commando, was wounded at the beginning of February whilst involved in this battle.

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