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Posted on Jan 18, 2011 in War College

MAP OF THE MONTH – Military Ops in Asia 1944-1945

By Armchair General

Click to see an animated map of military ops in Asia from Japan's invasion of Burma to dropping the A-bomb. Courtesy The Map as History.

Armchair General has partnered with The Map as History, a company that produces outstanding animated maps with accompanying narration. Each month, a link to one of their animated maps will be featured on the ACG site.

This month’s map explores Military Operations in Asia, 1944–1945. The map displays in animated fashion the invasion and bombing routes, from Japan’s invasion of Burma to the dropping of the atomic bombs.


Click on the map above to view animation.

To learn more about military operations in Asia, click on the titles of online articles below.

War in the East – Part Two

Battles in the HBO Miniseries "The Pacific" – A Synopsis

Burma Campaign – Seizing Imphal and Kohima in World War II

The Bomb That Ended World War II

Battle of the Philippine Sea – Operation A-Go

1 Comment

  1. Why isn’t the Manchurian campaign included?