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  • Howe Papers
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    Donated by Mrs Nan Howe. Small Collections Box 14 Wartime diary of William ‘Bill’ Howe, M.C. detailing his evacuation from Burma [Myanmar] ahead of the Japanese invasion of 1942. the […]
  • Mackrell Papers: Box 3
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    Papers and notes from Dennis Segal about the evacuation and general information of Burma. Folder 1 – Report given by the Indian Tea Association on the assistance given by the […]
  • Mackrell Papers: Box 2
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    Papers relating to Gyles Mackrell, a tea planter in Assam during the evacuation of Burma; papers about Lambert and his work during the evacuation of Burma. Folder 1 – Extract […]
  • Mackrell Papers: Box 1
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    Letters and diary entries from Sir John Rowland and his party as they evacuated Burma into Assam; letters and diaries of Alasdair Tainsh. Folder 1 – Diary of Sir John […]
  • Smith, J.M. Papers
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    John Morrison Smith, Steel & Co., Burma 1942. Diary describing flight from Burma ahead of the Japanese invasion, April-June 1942. Donated by Mrs Elizabeth Judd. Small Collections Box 21 Diary […]
  • Stratton Papers
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    Capt. M.J. Stratton, descriptive diary kept while leading a supply and relief mule train into Burma ahead of the Japanese advance through the country in 1942. Small Collections Box 22 […]
  • Moore, A. Papers
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    Alan Moore, gives an account of ‘Operation Zipper’ to establish control of Malaya [Malaysia] at the end of World War Two. Small Collections Box 17 Account of preparations for ‘Operation […]
  • Wright Papers
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    A. Claud Wright. Had served in the Royal Flying Corps. Air Commodore, Royal Air Force 1937; attached to Air Forces in India in the early years of the second world […]
  • Wiles Papers: Box 1
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    Sir Gilbert Wiles, K.C.I.E., C.S.I. Given by Lady Wiles Petition for mercy of prisoner No. 4399 Joseph Albert Rodgers. Paper: ‘Towards freedom in India 1917-1942.’ I.D. 2797/42. 2 pp. Telegram […]
  • Whyte Papers
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    V.C. Whyte Burma, 1940s. Comments, notes and criticisms of evacuation scheme: Tamu via Mintha, Narum, Sita, Namtok, Heirok, Wangjing, Imphal; and Tamu Waksu, Limmlong, Sita. etc, A detailed description of […]