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The U.K. and the U.S. cooperated to bring victory in both fronts of World War II, in Europe and in the Pacific

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U.K. Brigadier Orde Wingate | U.S. Army Center of Military History
U.K. Brigadier Orde Wingate. (Courtesy Photo from the U.S. Army Center of Military History)
U.K. Brigadier Orde Wingate | U.S. Army Center of Military History
U.K. Brigadier Orde Wingate
U.K. Brigadier Orde Wingate. (Courtesy Photo from the U.S. Army Center of Military History)
Photo By: U.S. Army Center of Military History
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On March 5, 1944, a combined British–Indian unit known as the Chindits began parachute and glider landings behind Japanese lines in Burma. The drop included equipment and earth-moving machinery sufficient to build a large base within enemy territory.

The Chindit commanders used Communication Intelligence (COMINT) exclusively in their planning and operations, as did the U.S. Army Air Forces leadership. The British and Americans cooperated closely in developing COMINT and using it in operations in Burma. 

Air support for this operation was provided by the U.S. 1st Air Commando Group. The Chindit commander, U.K. Brigadier Orde Wingate, had good relations with the Americans. In fact, Wingate sent a message to the Air Commando group saying, “we will go with your boys, any place, any time, any where.” This phrase became the group’s motto, which is still used today in its successor unit, the USAF Special Forces Command.

GCHQ and NSA celebrate 75 years of partnership
GCHQ and NSA celebrate 75 years of partnership
GCHQ and NSA celebrate 75 years of partnership
GCHQ and NSA celebrate 75 years of partnership
GCHQ and NSA celebrate 75 years of partnership
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