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Orders of Battle

The links below are to pages listing the composition of various formations at different times during the Burma campaign.  A military formation is a higher grouping of units such as regiments, battalions and squadrons.   Formations include armies, corps, divisions and brigades.

1. British Forces - including Indian, African and Burmese

Burma Army - 1937
Burma Army on 3rd September 1939
Burma Army on 19th June 1941
Burma Army on 1st December 1941
Burma Army on 1st February 1942
Reinforcements 1941-42
Burma Army on 19 March 1942, on formation of 'Burcorps'
1st Burma Division: various dates 1941-42
17th Indian Infantry Division: various dates 1942
16th Indian Infantry Brigade: various dates 1941-42
Kohima Garrison: April 1944

2. Chinese Forces

3. American Forces

4. Japanese Forces

15th Army: January 1942




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