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"Wingate's Mob"/Burma

William Vandivert1943-06

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

British soldier Jim Rogerson, one of "Wingate's Mob" or the "Chindits," made up of several thousand men trained in jungle fighting, holding the only spoon he had to mix biscuits until rescued by the R.A.F. during raid on Burma.

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  • Title: "Wingate's Mob"/Burma
  • Date: 1943-06
  • Location: Myanmar
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Wwii, Burma, Army, Personnel, Great Britain Armed Forces, Wars, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: William Vandivert
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_5532674
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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