Warfare in Febuary

Admin Box  1944  World War II (Burma-India)

With British forces advancing in Arakan, Japanese General Tadishi Hanaya was reinforced and sent General Tokutaro Sakurai circling north to cut off the strategic Ngakyedauk Pass and besiege Admin Box, near Sinzweya. A tiny garrison under Brigadier Geoffrey Evans held out until General Harold Briggs retook the pass in the claimed first British victory over the Japanese

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