Sidney Sears' WW2 diary for 1944

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Sidney Sears' WW2 diary for 1944

The diary was written while Sidney was in active service on the India/Burma border in 1944 and was involved in the Battle of Kohima-Imphal. This event reversed the fortunes of the Japanese army, prevented their move into India, and was the biggest land defeat for the Japanese. Sidney was badly wounded in the battle and was taken to India for recovery. The diary documents a visit by Lord Mountbatten (January 13th), attending a concert by Vera Lynn (May 22), and various personal events.

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