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"Wingate's Mob"/Burma

William Vandivert1943-06

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

British crew in a US-made Douglas C-47 cargo plane manning machine gun as they keep watch for enemy Zeros as they fly parachute-rigged supplies during rescue mission to save some 17 stranded "Chindits" in Japanese occupied territory.

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  • Title: "Wingate's Mob"/Burma
  • Date: 1943-06
  • Location: Myanmar
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Burma, En Route, Personnel, Wars, Air, Wwii, Equipment, Great Britain Armed Forces, Transport, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: William Vandivert
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_5532686
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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