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Canadian-built CMP Field Artillery Tractor being unloaded from a troop ship in Colombo harbor, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), Feb 1942.HMS Hermes sinking off Batticaloa, Ceylon, 9 Apr 1942
Canadian-built CMP Field Artillery Tractor being unloaded from a troop ship in Colombo harbor, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), Feb 1942.HMS Hermes sinking off Batticaloa, Ceylon, 9 Apr 1942
HMS Hermes sinking off Ceylon, 9 Apr 1942; photo taken from a Japanese aircraftCaptain M. M. Denny welcoming Louis Mountbatten aboard HMS Victorious, Trincomalee, Ceylon, 1940s
HMS Hermes sinking off Ceylon, 9 Apr 1942; photo taken from a Japanese aircraftCaptain M. M. Denny welcoming Louis Mountbatten aboard HMS Victorious, Trincomalee, Ceylon, 1940s
British Admiral Louis Mountbatten speaking to the officers and men of USS Saratoga at Colombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), 30 Apr 1944Supreme Allied Commander of the Southeast Asia Command, Admiral Louis Mountbatten being greeted aboard USS Saratoga by Captain John Cassady at Colombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), 30 Apr 1944.
British Admiral Louis Mountbatten speaking to the officers and men of USS Saratoga at Colombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), 30 Apr 1944Supreme Allied Commander of the Southeast Asia Command, Admiral Louis Mountbatten being greeted aboard USS Saratoga by Captain John Cassady at Colombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), 30 Apr 1944.
General Joseph Stilwell working in his office at Kandy, Ceylon, Aug 1944
General Joseph Stilwell working in his office at Kandy, Ceylon, Aug 1944


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Winston Churchill, on the RAF