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7 Apr 1945

  • Anglo-Indian troops attacked Yindaw, which was 20 kilometers south of Meiktila, Burma. It was stubbornly defended by 1,000 Japanese troops which repeatedly repulsed assaults over the next few days. William Slim would ultimately order the town bypassed, leaving it for the mop-up phase later. ww2dbase [Battle of Meiktila-Mandalay | Yindaw | CPC]

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