This Day in History: 1943-03-17

Number One Column of the 1st Chindit Expedition, loosely based on A Company of the 3rd Battalion, made contact with Number Three Column (C Company) en route to attack Myitson. However, the place was found to be garrisoned by over 700 Japanese and the plan was abandoned.

Map from the Regimental History showing location of Myitson.