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Hey everyone. know Im late today but in the spirit of armistice day, I thought Id put this up.

The Burma Campaign was a campaign in the South-East Asian Theatre of World War II and was vitally important to the allies in their efforts to contain the japanese in South East Asia. It is often referred to as the forgotten war - " by the time Victory over Japanwas declared on August 15 ,1945 the surviving veterans of the British and Commonwealth 14th Army had long regarded themselves as overlooked by the press and the people back home. A quote attributed to General Slim, the Army's commander confirms this status: "When you go home don't worry about what to tell your loved ones and friends about service in Asia. No one will know where you were, or where it is if you do. You are, and will remain 'The Forgotten Army'."

Excerpt from the article THE FORGOTTEN WAR REMEMBERED http://www.24hourmuseum.org.uk/nwh_gfx_en/ART29766.html

Zebigleb from France 12 Nov 2006, 16:53
Nice and emotionnal shot and comment smile
Elsie Farrington: Thanks alot Zebigleb.

chris p from Great Britain (UK) 12 Nov 2006, 21:16
Fine tribute Elsie.
Elsie Farrington: Cheers Chris.

Ellie from United Kingdom 13 Nov 2006, 10:26
Poignant and emotive words and picture Elsie.
Elsie Farrington: Thanks Ellie smile

Dotun Ayodeji from United States 16 Nov 2006, 05:18
A very touching one. Nice capture.
Elsie Farrington: Thanks Dotun

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TUNDe 7 Dec 2006, 01:20
well ... reminds of u where we are today ..n where we have come from .. the flowers are lovely .. beautiful !
Elsie Farrington: Thanks Tunde

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