chindits.Troops landed behind the Japanese lines in Burma. I heard another meaning of the word Chindits. Tokens that could be exchanged for money if Arabs did not cut off certain rounded objects from our soldiers..They were supposedly carried at all times by our allied troops in Arab territory in case of capture..
[Photo] The crew of a British Cruiser Mk IV tank studying a map in the Western Desert, Egypt, 30 Apr 1941
[Photo] The crew of a British Cruiser Mk IV tank studying a map in the Western Desert, Egypt, 30 Apr 1941 | World War II Database
The Native Contingent in Egypt, 1915
These soldiers of the Māori Contingent appear in high spirits in this photo taken in Egypt in early 1915. After a few weeks in Egypt the contingent was sent to Malta for garrison duties, while the remaining New Zealand soldiers went to Gallipoli. The heavy casualties at Anzac Cove meant that any...