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Chindit Memorial Given Listed Status

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  1. GRW

    GRW Pillboxologist WW2|ORG Editor

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    Good news.
    "A memorial to soldiers in the "forgotten army" of World War Two has been given listed status.
    The Chindit Memorial in Victoria Embankment Gardens in Westminster will be given Grade II listing to mark 75 years since Imperial Japan surrendered.
    The special forces unit fought in modern day Myanmar and helped to turn the tide of the war against Japan.
    The government called the memorial a "fitting tribute to all who served in the Far East".
    There will be a range of events held around the world on Saturday to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Japan Day (VJ Day) and the end of World War Two."
    www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-53753068?fbclid=IwAR1PJR-s_BFV0_4XZyPbZiFyVOy9M5V7AdG_y25jayDLMBWmZuajq10_Z5c
     
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  2. bronk7

    bronk7 Well-Known Member

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    good call......we don't hear much about them.....but there are many ''special'' units we don't hear about
    ..I haven't seen much about the CBI theater in the news ...it's usually DDay....Iwo, Tarawa, Malta, etc etc
     

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