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In the course of military history one of the most effective tactics ever to take the enemy by surprise has been THE RAID. In "HISTORY'S RAIDERS" some of the most exciting and decisive small unit actions have been minutely researched and uncovered with unprecedented access to over 500,000 hours of archive film, much of which will be seen in the series for the first time.
Produced by Nugus / Martin Productions Ltd for the History Channel MMIEpisode 8 : The Chindits
In early 1943, the British Army sent a large raiding force deep into the jungles of Japanese-occupied Burma to attack supply convoys and sabotage railways. Known as the Chindits, these raiders were led by Orde Wingate, one of the most dynamic and...