- Describe the geography depicted in the photograph. How did this lead to different tactics than the image from the European theater?
- Burma (Myanmar) was a British colony before it was invaded and occupied by Japan. Why would Burma (Myanmar) be significant in World War II?
"There was no military objective in this happy Burmese village. The object of the savage Japanese bombing was to create panic and drive the native population on to the roads and into the jungle," ca. 1942. Courtesy of Library of Congress