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Article about: I was given this lot by a friend who doesn't collect militaria as he would like it to go to a good home . It appears to be part of Japanese officer surrendering to the RAF in Burma Quite an

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    I was given this lot by a friend who doesn't collect militaria as he would like it to go to a good home .

    It appears to be part of Japanese officer surrendering to the RAF in Burma

    Quite an interesting lot

    Nick
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    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    Interesting lot glad you saved it , to many items like this end up in the rubbish these days because the owner has no interest

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    Really interesting set of items

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    great lot, very interesting.
    "They couldn't hit an elephant at this dist...."
    - Major-General John Sedgwick, 9 may 1864.
    Killed by a sniper during the battle of Spotsylvania..

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    A great gift.

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    Nice items in excellent condition! Thanks for sharing.Regards,Geoff

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    Thanks guys! There is a 5 page hand written letter in the lot too which is giving much information on the situation

    Nick
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    Nice set Nick , any more info come to light ?
    REGARDS AL

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    Always a little further : it may be
    Beyond that last blue mountain barred with snow
    Across that angry or that glimmering sea...

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    Quote by Alan M View Post
    Nice set Nick , any more info come to light ?
    Thanks Alan, yes, I will post some of the content of the letter which sheds some light on the situation

    Nick
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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