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GRACEY, Gen Sir Douglas David (1894-1964)

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GRACEY: 1 Papers relating to operations of 20 Indian Div from Ceylon to Jabaw Valley and Kyaukchaw, Burma, Apr 1942-Mar 1944.


GRACEY: 1/1

1942 Apr 13

Typescript memorandum from Gracey to all officers of 20 Indian Infantry Div on policies for training of troops in jungle warfare against Japanese forces. 3pp.


GRACEY: 1/2

[1942 Apr]

Manuscript notes made by Gracey on the raising of 20 Indian Infantry Div. 2pp.


GRACEY: 1/3

1943 May 14-1943 Jun 11

Correspondence between Gracey and Maj Gen Henry Finnis, Military Secretary, General Headquarters, India, relating to a difference of opinion over the appointment of officers for various battalions. 2pp.


GRACEY: 1/4

1943 Aug 13-1943 Aug 16

Correspondence between Gracey and Lt Gen Geoffry Allen Percival Scoones, General Officer Commanding 4 Corps, relating to the reorganisation of 20 Indian Infantry Div after its transfer from Ceylon to India. 3pp.


GRACEY: 1/5

1943 Sep 20

Typescript entitled, 'Appreciation of the situation on 4 Corps front', by Lt Gen Geoffry Allen Percival Scoones, General Officer Commanding 4 Corps, detailing the intention during 1944 of establishing road communications between India and China and severing the Japanese line of communication leading to the Kamaing-Myitkyina area, Burma. 20pp, 3 maps.


GRACEY: 1/6

1943 Oct 15

Typescript entitled, 'Appreciation by Commander of 4 Corps of probable Japanese action on 4 Corps front', by Lt Gen Geoffry Allen Percival Scoones, Commander 4 Corps, detailing possible Japanese action in the Chin Hills and Kabaw Valley areas, Burma, based on assumptions about the knowledge already held by the Japanese of British troop movements. 5pp.


GRACEY: 1/7

1943 Nov 8

Typescript memorandum from Gracey to Brig David Alan Laurance Mackenzie, 32 Indian Infantry Bde, Brig Stuart Greeves, 80 Indian Infantry Bde and Brig Paul Theodore James, 100 Indian Infantry Bde, 20 Indian Infantry Div detailing divisional policy concerning the welfare of Allied troops stationed in India and the extent to which military news should be reported to them. 1p.


GRACEY: 1/8

1943 Nov 17

Typescript circular from Gracey to Brig David Alan Laurance Mackenzie, 32 Indian Infantry Bde, Brig Stuart A Greeves, 80 Indian Infantry Bde and Brig James, 100 Indian Infantry Bde, 20 Indian Infantry Div, detailing the current situation of Allied forces against Japanese forces in the Chin hills and Falam and Tiddim areas, Burma. 3pp.


GRACEY: 1/9

1943 Dec 2

Typescript notes on operations against 'Plateau 5151-Pimpi Ridge [Burma]', by 1 Bn, 4 Prince of Wales's Own Gurkha Rifles, 63 Indian Infantry Bde, 17 Indian Light Div, 28 Nov 1943, written by Lt Col Wilfrid Henry Burd Oldham, 1 Bn, 4 Prince of Wales's Own Gurkha Rifles. 6pp, 2 maps.


GRACEY: 1/10

1944 Jan 16-1944 Feb 7

Typescript correspondence between Gracey and Lt Gen Geoffry Allen Percival Scoones, General Officer Commanding 4 Corps, mostly concerning work on the Maw-Yuwa road, Burma and the infiltration of the Japanese into the Arakan area, Burma. 5pp.


GRACEY: 1/11

[1944 Jan]

Typescript narrative entitled, 'Account of operations against Kyaukchaw position, 17-25 Jan 44', describing 1 Bn, Northamptonshire Regt, 32 Indian Infantry Bde, 20 Indian Infantry Div, offensive against Japanese defences, around Kyaukchaw, Burma, including casualty statistics and diagrams and sketchmaps of Japanese defences. 14pp, 2 photographs.


GRACEY: 1/12

1944 Feb 3

Typescript report entitled, 'Appreciation of the situation north of the line Palel-Tamu-Sittang', by Lt Gen Geoffry Alan Percival Scoones, General Officer Commanding 4 Corps, describing aim to protect Imphal, India against Japanese penetration, including trace map of area around Homalin, India and Indian Army maps, 'Burma and India' and 'Assam and Burma', (Calcutta, 1932), Scale 1:253,440. 9pp


GRACEY: 1/13

1944 Feb 21

Typescript report and manuscript notes from 20 Indian Div Signals to Gracey on lessons learned in training and operations, in India. 5pp.


GRACEY: 1/14

1944 Feb 23

Typescript reports by 100 Indian Infantry Bde, 20 Indian Infantry Div, describing operations at 'Plateau 2007', near Kohima, India, including sketchmaps. 6pp.


GRACEY: 1/15

1944 Feb

Typescript report by Brig David Alexander Laurance Mackenzie, commanding 32 Indian Infantry Bde, 20 Indian Infantry Div, to Gracey, detailing a platoon ambush carried out by 3 Bn, 1 King George V Own Gurkha Rifles in the rear of a Japanese bunker in the Dathwekyaukchaung area, India, 6 Feb 1944, including a sketchmap of the Dathwekyaukchaung area, India. 3pp.


GRACEY: 1/16

1944 Feb

Typescript reports and notes by Gracey for Headquarters 4 Corps on Allied operations against Japanese defences at Sapha, India, 16 to 17 Jan 1944, including typescript reports and narratives of operations against Sapha and Settaw, India by 9 Bn, 12 Frontier Force Regt, 80 Indian Infantry Bde, typescript notes on air support for Kyaukchan operations, and sketchmaps of Japanese formations by the Chindwin river, Burma. 19pp.


GRACEY: 1/17

1944 Feb

Typescript reports and notes by Gracey for Headquarters 4 Corps on Allied operations against Japanese defences at Kyaukchaw, Burma, 17 to 25 Jan 1944, by 1 Bn, Northamptonshire Regt including narrative of attack on Kyaukchaw defences, replies to a 4 Corps questionnaire on the success of the operations, casualty statistics and list of enemy weapons captured. 18pp.


GRACEY: 1/18/1

1944 Mar 1-1944 Mar 31

Typescript notes by Lt Col Sidney Victor Parsons, CIEME, (Chief Inspector of Electrical and Mechanical Equipment), 20 Indian Infantry Div, recording lessons learned from the close working association of Mechanical Equipment Services with 20 Indian Infantry Div, from 1 Mar to 31 Mar 1944. 5pp.


GRACEY: 1/18/2

1944 Apr 1-1944 Nov 30

Typescript notes by Lt Col Sidney Victor Parsons, CIEME (Chief Inspector of Electrical and Mechanical Equipment), 20 Indian Infantry Div, recording lessons learned from the close working association of Mechanical Equipment Services with 20 Indian Infantry Div, from 1 Apr to 30 Nov 1944, including a description of 20 Indian Infantry Div's withdrawal from Tamu area, Burma, to Palel area, India. 5pp.


GRACEY: 1/18/3

1944 Nov-1945 Mar

Typescript notes by Lt Col Sidney Victor Parsons, CIEME (Chief Inspector of Electrical and Mechanical Equipment), 20 Indian Infantry Div, recording lessons learned from the close working association of Mechanical Equipment Services with 20 Indian Infantry Div, from Nov 1944 to Mar 1945, describing the Allied advance from Imphal plain, India to Monywa, Burma, and the crossing of the Irradwaddy river, Burma. 5pp.


GRACEY: 1/18/4

1944 Mar-1945 Mar

Typescript entitled, 'R/IEME War History', giving apprasials of Allied military equipment, including power supplies, wheeled recovery vehicles, Sten 9mm sub-machine guns, and Smith and Wesson revolvers. 23pp.


GRACEY: 1/19

1944 Mar 3

Typescript report to Headquarters 4 Corps, describing the attack by patrol groups of 20 Indian Infantry Div on Japanese defences at 'Plateau 2889', near Monglang, Burma, 25 Jan 1944, including sketchmaps of Japanese defences. 6pp.


GRACEY: 1/20

1944 Mar 20

Typescript report from Headquarters 80 Indian Infantry Bde to Gracey, describing operations of 80 Indian Infantry Bde around the Chindwin river and Kabaw Valley, Burma. 3pp.


GRACEY: 1/21

1944 Mar 25

Typescript statements by Lt Walton, 9 Bn, 12 Frontier Force Regt, Lt Scurfield, V Force, Lance Cpl Mullen, 1 Bn, Kings' (Liverpool) Regt, 3 Indian Div, describing their actions in connection with the Japanese crossing of the Chindwin river, Burma, 15-16 Mar 1944, and typescript statement by Capt Carrott, Civil Affairs Service, on the total strength of the Japanese forces who crossed the Chindwin river, Burma. 4pp.


GRACEY: 1/22

1944 Mar

Typescript note on the Japanese defences on the Lophei Spur in the Chin Hills, Burma, including sketchmap of the defences. 2pp.


GRACEY: 1/23

1944 Mar 14-1944 Jun 24

Manuscript and typescript correspondence between Gracey, Lt Gen Kennett Bayley, Officer Commanding 4 Corps, and Lt Gen Geoffry Allen Percival Scoones, General Officer Commanding 4 Corps, concerning plans for manoeuvres and operations against the Japanese near the Imphal plain, India, and in particular the interaction and support between 4 Corps and 20 Indian Infantry Div. 5pp.


GRACEY: 1/24

1944 Mar 30

Typescript report of Viceroy's Commissioned officers and Non-Commissioned Officers of the 4 Bn, 3 Madras Regt on their defence from Japanese attack on Allied positions at Shark and Laiching Hill, Burma, 22 Mar 1944. 3pp.


GRACEY: 2 Papers relating to operations of 20 Indian Infantry Div from Shenam, India, to Kalewa, Burma, Apr-Dec 1944


GRACEY: 2/1

1944 Feb 23-1944 Jun 14

Typescript notes forwarding reports by 33 Indian Corps and 4 Indian Corps concerning operations in Kohima, India, and Shenam, India, by officers including Gracey and Lt Gen Kennett Bayley, Officer Commanding 4 Corps. 18pp.


GRACEY: 2/2/1

1944 Apr 1-1944 Jun 22

Typescript entitled, 'Account of operations by 33 Indian Corps from the start of the Assam campaign in Apr 1944 until the relief of 4 Corps at Imphal on 22 Jun 1944', describing Japanese operations in April 1944, march of 33 Indian Corps to Kohima, India, the Battle for Kohima, India, and operations to open the Kohima to Imphal road, India. With casualty statistics and fighting strenths of Allied forces and maps of Kohma area, India. 57pp.


GRACEY: 2/2/2

1944 Jun 22-1944 Dec 16

Typescript entitled, 'Account of operations by 33 Indian Corps 22 Jun 1944 to 16 Dec 1944', describing the opening of the Dimapur to Imphal road, India and the relief of 4 Corps on 22 Jun 1944, the Allied advance to Tamu, Burma, the capture of Tiddim and Kalewa, Burma and the establishment of a bridgehead over the Chindwin river, Burma, 16 Dec 1944. With appendices giving casualty statistics, and maps of Burma and Assam, India. 145pp.


GRACEY: 2/2/3

1944 Dec-1945 Mar

Typescript entitled, 'Account of operations by 33 Indian Corps Dec 1944 to Mar 1945', describing the establishment of the Chindwin bridgehead at Kalewa, Burma, in Dec 1944, the Allied capture of Budalin, Burma, the crossing of the Irrawaddy river by the 19 Indian Div at Singu, Burma, and the capture by Allied forces of Mandalay, Burma in Mar 1945. With appendices giving casualty statistics, staff list for 33 Indian Corps Headquarters, and maps of Allied and Japanese positions in Burma, Dec 1944-Mar 1945. 91pp.


GRACEY: 2/2/4

1945 Mar 20-1945 May 28

Typescript entitled, 'Account of operations by 33 Indian Corps 20 Mar 1945 to 28 May 1945', describing the general situation in Burma after the capture by Allied forces of Mandalay, Burma, the strength of Japanese forces in Mar 1945, topographical description of area of operations, and phases of operation of Burma campaign. With appendices including casualty statistics, the moves of 33 Indian Corps Headquarters, and maps of Allied and Japanese positions in Burma, from Mar-May 1945. 34pp.


GRACEY: 2/3

1944 Apr 4

Manuscript extract from a military appraisal by Lt Gen Geoffrey Alan Percival Scoones, General Officer Commanding 4 Corps, stressing the importance of holding the approaches to Imphal, India with the aim in establishing an Allied military force in the Ukhrul area, Burma. 6pp.


GRACEY: 2/4

1944 Apr 7

Typescript messages summarising communications within 4 Corps of 15 Div and 31 Div in the Leu and Tonmane area, Burma, from Mar-Apr 1944. 1p.


GRACEY: 2/5

1944 Apr 7

Manuscript letter from [Lt Col] Edward Pittit, 3 Carabiners (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards), thanking Gracey for the service of 20 Indian Infantry Div. 1p.


GRACEY: 2/6

1944 Apr 15-1946 May 6

Draft copy of the history of 3 Bn, 1 King George V Own Gurkha Rifles in Burma, compiled under Lt Col Herbert Gerard Joseph Purcell, commanding 3 Bn, 1 King George V Own Gurkha Rifles. Including accounts of the action at Sita, Crete West and Scraggy Hill, Shenam pass, Burma in 1944 and the attack by 3 Bn, 1 King George V Own Gurkha Rifles, on Thaunggy, Burma, in 1945. 96pp.


GRACEY: 2/7

1944 Apr 17-1944 Apr 24

Typescript correspondence between Gracey and Brig Stuart A Greeves, commanding 80 Indian Infantry Bde, relating to the defence of positions named Crete and Cyprus, Shenam pass, Burma, by 80 Indian Infantry Bde. 6pp.


GRACEY: 2/8

1944 May 11-1944 Jul 11

Typescript reports and notes made by Brig Stuart A Greeves, commanding 80 Indian Infantry Bde, on Japanese tactics and engagements, May-Jun 1944, including the Japanese use of armoured troops and a tank engagement between Allied and Japanese forces at Ninthoukhong, Burma. 10pp.


GRACEY: 2/9

[1944 May]

Typescript newsletter from Gracey to 20 Indian Infantry Div brigade commanders, reporting on the situation at the divisional front line following the relief by 23 Indian Infantry Div, of the Shenam position, Burma. 2pp.


GRACEY: 2/10

1944 Jun 17

Typescript report by Gracey on 152 (Gurkha) Parachute Bn and 153 (Gurkha) Parachute Bn, 44 Indian Airborne Div, praising their fighting spirit. 4 copies. 4 pp.


GRACEY: 2/11

1944 Jun 19

Typescript report 14 Bn 13 Frontier Force Rifles, 100 Indian Infantry Bde, on operations at Thawai, Burma, by 20 Indian Infantry Div, 8 Jun 1944. 15pp.


GRACEY: 2/12

1944 Jun 30

Typescript report by Lt Gen Montagu George North Stopford, Commander 33 Indian Infantry Corps to Gracey entitled, 'Appreciation of the Situation by Commander 33 Indian Infantry Corps', describing the actions of a campaign by 33 Indian Infantry Corps to destroy the remaining Japanese divisions on the River Chindwin, Burma and the Kohima-Tamu road, India and Burma, including sketchmap of area. 4pp


GRACEY: 2/13

1944 Jul 2

Typescript reports made by Maj J B Watson, Lt W E Whalley, Maj T Wylie and Capt R R Lal, 14 Bn 13 Frontier Force Rifles, 100 Indian Infantry Bde, on ACTION SAUSAGE, Allied operations against Japanese defences on plateau, on Ukhrul road, Burma, 24-25 Jun 1944, including sketchmap of Japanese defences. 17pp.


GRACEY: 2/14

1944 Jul 11-1945 May 25

Typescript and manuscript instructions and operational orders issued to 33 Indian Infantry Corps by Headquarters 20 Indian Infantry Div, relating to Allied offensives in Burma, including operations around the Irrawaddy river, Burma, Feb-Mar 1945, the Allied capture of Mandalay, Burma Mar 1945, and the Allied capture of Rangoon, May 1945. 144pp.


GRACEY: 2/15

1944 Jul 17-1944 Jul 19

Typescript report by Brig Stuart A Greeves, commanding 80 Indian Infantry Bde, 20 Indian Infantry Div, 4 Corps, on Japanese use of tanks during Apr and May 1944, in the Tengnoupal area, Burma, including a report on the battle at Allied position named 'Charing Cross', near Moreh, Burma, 15 Jul 1944. 5pp.


GRACEY: 2/16

1944 Jul 19

Typescript reports by 100 Indian Infantry Bde, 20 Indian Infantry Div, on operations against Japanese positions at Thawai and Turret, near Tengnoupal, Burma, 8 to 11 Jun 1944, including two sketchmaps of Japanese positions. 13pp.


GRACEY: 2/17

1944 Jul

Typescript summary by Headquarters, 254 Indian Tank Bde, entitled, 'Summary of the value of operations by 254 Indian Tank Bde, in the 4 Corps area, 1 Mar-20 Jul' with details on the suitability of terrain for Allied tanks. 7pp.


GRACEY: 2/18

1944 Jul

Typescript draft report prepared by Headquarters 4 Corps on the operations of 51 Observation Sqn, RAF, around Imphal, India, the Chindwin river, Burma, and Shenam, India, Feb-Jun 1944, with details on deception techniques. 5pp.


GRACEY: 2/19

1944 Aug

Typescript note made by Headquarters 254 Indian Tank Bde on Japanese employment of armoured troops in the Kabaw Valley, Shenam and Bishenpur areas, India, including sketchmaps of Allied engagements with Japanese tanks at 'Charing Cross' position, near Moreh, India and Ningthoukhong position, near Bishenpur, India. 12pp.


GRACEY: 2/20

1944 Aug 10

Typescript report on 254 Indian Tank Bde, for 26 Jun-25 Jul 1944, in particular operations in the Ukhrul, Tiddim Road and Palel-Tamu sectors, India, following the Japanese defeats at Kohima, India and the capture of Japanese positions at Palel and Tengnnoupal, India, including details of damage to Allied tanks, sketchmap of Imphal area, India. 14pp.


GRACEY: 2/21

1944 Aug 20

Typescript report made to Headquarters 33 Indian Corps by Lt Gen Geoffry Allen Percival Scoones, General Officer Commanding 4 Corps on the organisation and methods of the Japanese 14 Tank Regt, made from observations of the regiment during previous encounters with Allied forces. 7pp.


GRACEY: 2/22

1944 Aug 23

Typescript report made to Headquarters 33 Indian Infantry Corps on the performance of Japanese anti-tank weapons, the hollow-charge grenade and the 'type 99' magnetized mine, based on tests carried out by 33 Indian Infantry Corps. 4pp.


GRACEY: 2/23

1944 Aug 6-1945 Aug 7

Typescript reports on operations and patrols made around the Monywa, Budalin and Ukhrul road areas, Burma, sent to Gracey from various units of 32 Indian Infantry Div, including 2 Bn Border Regt, 100 Indian Infantry Bde, 4 Bn Princess Mary's Own 10 Gurkha Rifles, 100 Indian Infantry Bde, and by 33 Corps, including notes on the value of operations for future Allied plans and comments on Japanese tactics. 82pp.


GRACEY: 2/24

1944 Sep 9-1944 Nov 19

File containing six typescript battle instructions for 20 Infantry Div by Gracey, entitled, 'Instructions for the advance to contact, when contatct is iminent', 'Notes on Burmese villages and villagers-upper and lower Burma', 'Cross-country movement', 'Practical application of the element of surprise in battle against Japanese', 'Planning a deliberate attack, 'Notes on Japanese tactics'; 20 Div Intelligence and security directives; typescript answers from a questionnaire by a Canadian officer, on the fighting strengths of the Japanese; typescript chronology of Burma campaign Oct 1943 to Sep 1944; typescript ration scales; notes for training of 20 Indian Infantry Div, including a pamphlet of 'General Instructions for Exercises', by General Headquarters, India (Ceylon Government Press, Colombo, Ceylon, 1943). 1 pamphlet. 81pp.


GRACEY: 2/25

1944 Sep 29

Typescript report entitled, 'Joint Appreciation of Situation to Cover Offensive Action in Burma during Autumn 1944', by Lt Gen Montagu George North Stopford, 33 Indian Infantry Corps and Air Cdre Stanley Flamank Vincent, Air Officer Commanding 221 Group RAF, describing plans for post-monsoon Allied operations in Burma, with objective to capture Mandalay, Burma. 21pp.


GRACEY: 2/26

1944 Oct-1946 May 16

Typescript account by Brig David Alan Laurance Mackenzie, commanding 32 Indian Infantry Bde, 20 Indian Infantry Div, describing the operations of 32 Indian Infantry Bde, Apr 1944-Jun 1945 around Bishenpur and the Silchar Track, India, including an account of 32 Indian Infantry Bde's advance to Taungdwinggyi, Burma and sketchmaps of area around Bishenpur, India. 170pp


GRACEY: 2/27

1944 Nov 16

Typescript notes on the coordination of tanks and infantry, issued by Headquarters, 20 Indian Infantry Div. 4pp.


GRACEY: 2/28/1

1944 Dec 1-1945 May 31

Typescript report entitled, 'Medical History of 20 Indian Infantry Div in the Burma Campaign, 1 Dec 1944-31 May 1945', including details of terrain, climate, hospitals and medical services. 10pp.


GRACEY: 2/28/2

1944 Jun 1-1945 Aug 31

Typescript report entitled, 'Medical History of 20 Indian Infantry Div in the Burma Campaign, 1 Jun-31 Aug 1945', including details of terrain, climate, hospitals and medical services. 10pp.


GRACEY: 2/29

1944 Dec 17-1945 Jan 8

Manuscript letters by Brig David Alan Laurance Mackenzie, Commander 32 Indian Infantry Bde, 20 Indian Infantry Div, to Gracey, concerning plans for operations around the Budalin area, Burma by 32 Indian Infantry Bde. 6pp.


GRACEY: 2/30

1944 Dec 29

Typescript and manuscript letters from Maj Gen G C Nicholson and Lt Gen Montagu George North Stopford, 33 Indian Infantry Corps concerning the recommendation of Lt Col Wilmot Gordon Hilton Vickers, 4 Bn 10 Princess Mary's Own Gurkha Rifles, 100 Indian Infantry Bde, in recognition of his services in operations against Japanese forces at Wainggyo Gorge, Burma. Including orders for the concentration of 20 Indian Infantry Div in the Monywa area, Burma from Lt Gen Montagu Stopford, 33 Indian Infantry Corps. 2pp.


GRACEY: 2/31

1944-1946

File containing quarterly typescript newsletters of 9 Bn 14 Punjab Regt, 32 Indian Infantry Bde from Nov 1944 to May 1946, including details on the Allied capture of Monywa, Burma, the crossing of the Irrawaddy river, Burma and the Allied capture of Rangoon, Burma; and typescript reports by Lt Gen John Alexander Kitson, Commanding Officer, 4 Bn 2 King Edward VII Own Gurkha Rifles, 32 Indian Infantry Bde, regarding 4 Bn 2 King Edward VII Own Gurkha Rifles operations from Feb 1945 to Dec 1945, including details on the disarming of Japanese forces around Saigon, French Indo-China (Vietnam), and sketchmap of Saigon area, French Indo-China (Vietnam). 43pp.


GRACEY: 3 Papers relating to operations of 20 Indian Infantry Div in Monywa and the Irrawaddy, Burma, and the capture of Kyaukse, Burma, Jan-Aug 1945.


GRACEY: 3/1

1945 Jan 22

Typescript letter from Lt Gen Montagu George North Stopford, General Officer Commanding, 33 Indian Infantry Corps, to Gracey, concerning Allied operations at Monywa and around the Myinmu area, Burma. 2pp.


GRACEY: 3/2

1945 Jan 22

Typescript letter from Lt Gen Montagu George North Stopford, General Officer Commanding, 33 Indian Infantry Corps, to Gracey, congratulating him on the Allied capture of Monywa, Burma. 1p.


GRACEY: 3/3

1945 Jan 26

Typescript report entitled, 'Appreciation of the military situation at Monywa', by Brig Stuart A Greeves, commanding 80 Indian Infantry Bde, describing Allied attempts to establish a bridgehead across the Irrawaddy river in the Allagappa area, Burma. 6pp.


GRACEY: 3/4

1945 Jan 27-1945 Aug 3

Typescript and manuscript letters from 17 Indian Infantry Div to Gracey concerning the achievements of 17 Indian Div and 4 Bn 10 Princess Mary's Own Gurkha Rifles in the Sittang and Allagappa areas, Burma, including comments on the dispersal of Japanese troops after the action at Myinmu and Monywa, Burma. 5pp.


GRACEY: 3/5

1945 Jan

Manuscript note by Brig Doidge Estcourt Taunton, 80 Indian Infantry Bde on the death of Lt Alec George Horwood, VC, 1 Bn Northamptonshire Regt, 32 Indian Infantry Div, at Kyaukchaw, Burma [in Jan 1944]. 3pp.


GRACEY: 3/6

1945 Feb 6

Typescript report by 32 Indian Infantry Div to Gracey, with attached note by Brig David Alan Laurance Mackenzie, commanding 32 Indian Infantry Bde, on the withdrawal southwards through Burma of Japanese troops on 5 Feb 1945. 4pp.


GRACEY: 3/7

1945 Mar 9

Typescript report by Maj Edward Cecil Pickard, General Officer Commanding 14 Bn 13 Frontier Force Rifles, 100 Indian Infantry Bde, on the crossing of the Irrawaddy River, Burma, and the action involved in consolidating 20 Indian Infantry Div bridgehead at Yekadipa, Burma, 7-19 Feb 1945, with sketchmaps showing movements of 14 Bn 13 Frontier Force Rifles. 9pp.


GRACEY: 3/8

1945 Mar 19

Manuscript notes by Brig David Alan Laurance Mackenzie, commanding 32 Indian Infantry Bde, to Gracey describing an operation to capture Japanese positions at Kyaukse, Burma. 4pp.


GRACEY: 3/9

[1945 May]

Typescript report by Maj T Houston, 80 Indian Infantry Bde, to Headquarters, 20 Indian Infantry Bde, on operations in Burma from Nov 1944 to May 1945, including the crossing of the Chindwin and Irrawaddy Rivers, Burma, operations around Kyaukse, Burma, and the capture of the road between Rangoon and Prome, Burma, with details of Allied casualties. 5 copies. 78pp.


GRACEY: 3/10

1945 Jun 16

Memorandum from Lt Gen Montagu George North Stopford, General Officer Commanding, 12 Army, concerning morale, regulations and administration of 12 Army, including a note on exercises in planning advances, cooperation, and the use of special weapons. 16pp.


GRACEY: 3/11

1945 Jun 22-1946 May 6

Typescript reports to Headquarters 20 Indian Infantry Div, including report on operations in Burma, 1943-1945 by 20 Indian Infantry Div Engineers; and reports on the crossing of the Irrawaddy River, Burma, by 232 Field Battery Royal Artillery; and by Maj Francis Charles Casement, 114 Field Regt, Royal Artillery, with maps of the sketch maps of Irrawaddy and Mandalay areas, Burma. 74pp, 11 maps.


GRACEY: 3/12

1945 Jul-1945 Dec

Typescript History of 4 Bn 17 Dogra Regt by Lt Col Edward Barron Colson, Officer Commanding 4 Bn 17 Dogra Regt, covering movements from Imphal, India, the crossing of the Irrawaddy River, Burma, through Kyaukse, Burma, to Wanetchaung, Burma, and stationing of 4 Bn 17 Dogra Regt in Saigon, French Indo-China. 2 copies. 31pp.


GRACEY: 3/13

1945 Aug 8

Typescript report by 3 Bn 8 Gurkha Rifles, to Headquarters 20 Indian Infantry Div, describing operations in Burma while under the command of 4 Corps, Jul 1945. 2 copies. 5pp.


GRACEY: 4 Papers relating to operations of 20 Indian Div in French Indo-China, Aug 1945-May 1947


GRACEY: 4/1

1945 Jan 5-1946 Jul 29

Typescript messages between 20 Indian Infantry Div and the French Command in French Indo-China (Vietnam) relating to the relief of 100 Indian Infantry Bde, and of remaining Japanese guard positions in the Saigon area, French Indo-China (Vietnam), including notes on the training of a battalion, circulated by Gracey, with sketchmap showing position of 100 Indian Infantry Bde. 30pp.


GRACEY: 4/2

1945 Aug 14-1945 Oct 23

Typescript operational orders for 20 Indian Infantry Div in French Indo-China (Vietnam) from South East Asia Command Headquarters, including typescript notes on the topography and history of French Indo-China (Vietnam), and Japanese administration and organisation in French Indo-China (Vietnam), with 'Black and Grey Lists' of Allied traitors in French Indo-China (Vietnam), and instructions for dealing with surrendered Japanese forces. 100pp.


GRACEY: 4/3

1945 Aug 19-1945 Oct 20

Typescript papers fron South East Asia Command Headquarters to Gracey, including memoranda from Supreme Allied Commander, Adm Lord Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, concerning policy and procedure in French Indo-China (Vietnam) for the surrender of Japanese, German and Italian nationals, and their subsequent treatment, and papers relating to the surrender of Japanese forces. 77pp.


GRACEY: 4/4

1945 Aug 23-1945 Dec 29

Typescript directions by Gen Sir William Joseph Slim, Commander in Chief, Allied Land Forces, South East Asia, South East Asia Command Headquarters, to the Allied Landing Forces in South East Asia, appointing Gracey Commander Allied Land Forces, South East Asia, and giving details of troop deployment for the occupation of Burma, Malaya, French Indo-China (Vietnam) and Netherlands East Indies, including two sketch maps showing the position of Japanese 38 Army at the start of operations on 9 Mar 1945. 23pp.


GRACEY: 4/5

1945 Aug 29

Typescript letter from Supreme Allied Commander, Adm Lord Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, appointing Gracey head of Headquarters Control Commission to Headquarters Japanese Southern Army at Saigon, French Indo-China (Vietnam), with the task of assuming control and supervising the Japanese surrender. 2pp.


GRACEY: 4/6

1945 Sep-1945 Nov

Typescript directions from Headquarters Supreme Allied Command South East Asia, to Gracey as Commander, Saigon Control Commission, French Indo-China (Vietnam) concerning his duties towards the surrendered Japanese areas and people, with Japanese army chain of command. 10pp.


GRACEY: 4/7

1945 Sep-1946 Feb

Typescript report made by the medical unit of 20 Indian Infantry Div on the medical history of the Allied Land Forces in French Indo-China. 15pp.


GRACEY: 4/8

1945 Sep 13-1946 Oct 9

Typescript reports relating to the postwar situation in French Indo-China (Vietnam), compiled by Gracey as Commander, Saigon Control Commission, including the political situation in French Indo-China (Vietnam) and a summary of events in French Indo-China (Vietnam) prior to the arrival of British troops, including extracts from minutes of meetings between British and Viet Minh officials, Oct 1945. 41pp.


GRACEY: 4/9

1945 Oct 8-1946 Feb 5

Typescript operational instructions for Allied Land Forces in French Indo-China (Vietnam) including instructions on the handing over of control of French Indo-China (Vietnam) to the French Government and the withdrawl of 20 Indian Infantry Div in Feb 1946, and on the leisure facilities available to Allied troops in French Indo-China (Vietnam). 38pp.


GRACEY: 4/10

1945 Oct 11-1945 Oct 13

Typescript letters between Lt Col Juan Beresford Hobbs, 9 Bn 14 Punjab Regt, and Hoang-Coa-Nha, Commander Vietnamese Army in the eastern zone, French Indo-China (Vietnam), concerning attacks made by Vietnamese troops on British soldiers in French Indo-China (Vietnam), Oct 1945. With 2 French maps of French Indo-China (Vietnam). Scale 1:100,000. 5pp.


GRACEY: 4/11

1945 Oct 14-1945 Dec 12

Typescript letters from Supreme Allied Commander, Adm Lord Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, and French Gen Phillipe Leclerc Commander French Expeditionary Corps for the Far East, concerning Gracey's official position at Saigon as Commander of the Allied Land Forces in French Indo-China (Vietnam) and coordination with the French forces there. 4pp.


GRACEY: 4/12

1945 Oct 22-1945 Nov 7

Typescript papers relating to operations in French Indo-China (Vietnam) prior to the arrival of French troops, including a summary of operations carried out by British and Japanese forces against Annamite forces, an account of the creation of 80 Indian Infantry Bde, and a letter from Gracey to Gen Sir William Joseph Slim, Commander, Allied Land Forces in South East Asia, concerning his doubts over the impending establishment of French command. 15pp.


GRACEY: 4/13

1945 Oct 31-1945 Nov 9

Typescript correspondence between Gracey and Supreme Allied Commander, Adm Lord Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, relating to the official surrender of the Japanese FM Count Hisachi Terauchi, and the use of force by British troops against the Annamite Independence Movement in Saigon, French Indo-China (Vietnam); including British propaganda leaflets, supporting French rule, dispersed in French Indo-China (Vietnam), and printed memorandum from South East Asia Command, 'Procedure for Supreme Allied Commander's Visits to Units', detailing prearrangements for informal visits to troops of Supreme Allied Commander, Adm Lord Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten. 7pp.


GRACEY: 4/14

1945 Oct-1945 Dec

Typescript messages between Allied Land Forces in French Indo-China (Vietnam) and Headquarters, Supreme Allied Commander South East Asia, concerning the possession of poison gas or gas-filled weapons by the Japanese and the Annamites, in French Indo-China (Vietnam), and the use of tear gas by British forces to dispel hostile crowds in the South East Asia Command territories. 7pp.


GRACEY: 4/15

1945 Nov 4-1946 Jan 27

Typescript ciphers and manuscript notes from South East Asia Command Headquarters to 20 Indian Infantry Div concerning the removal of the division from Burma, in particular the relief of 9 Australian Div in British North Borneo by 32 Indian Infantry Bde. Includes a report on the relief by Capt T I Scott Bell, RN, and suggested medical arrangements for the Bde made by Lt Col J N Hamill, 44 Indian Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. 133pp.


GRACEY: 4/16

1945 Nov 4-1946 Jan 14

Manuscript notes and typescript telegrams from South East Asia Command Headquarters, to Gracey, detailing plans for the withdrawl from French Indo-China (Vietnam) and the future deployment of 20 Indian Infantry Div, with typescript letters between Gracey and French Gen Phillipe Leclerc Commander French Expeditionary Corps for the Far East, relating to the disarmament of Japanese troops and the transfer of duties in French Indo-China (Vietnam) to French troops, also typescript copy of protocol between Japan and France concerning the joint defence of French Indo-China (Vietnam). 63pp.


GRACEY: 4/17

1945 Nov 16

Typescript letter from Gracey to Lt Gen Wilmot Gordon Hilton Vickers, 33 Indian Infantry Bde, discussing the transfer of 20 Indian Infantry Div from French Indo-China (Vietnam) to Borneo. 1p


GRACEY: 4/18

1945 Nov 19-1946 Jan 3

Typescript minutes and notes of meetings held between the Allied military authorities in French Indo-China, relating to the transfer of duties to French troops and including discussions between Gracey and Dr Thrach and Kie Cong Cung of the Annamite Independence Movement, French Indo-China (Vietnam). 11pp


GRACEY: 4/19

1945 Dec 23-1946 Jan 16

Typescript and manuscript messages and telegrams from South East Asia Command Headquarters to Allied Land Forces in French Indo-China (Vietnam) Headquarters, detailing the move of 80 Indian Infantry Bde from French Indo-China (Vietnam) to Celebes, Netherland East Indies. 99pp.


GRACEY: 4/20

[1945-1946]

Propaganda leaflets issued to Indian troops by the Vietnamese urging them to fight for the independence of India and Vietnam. In English, French and Hindi. 8pp.


GRACEY: 4/21

1946 Jan 3-1946 Jan 6

Typescript messages and telegrams from South East Asia Command Headquarters to Allied Land Forces in French Indo-China (Vietnam) Headquarters, mostly to French General Phillipe Leclerc Commander French Expeditionary Corps for the Far East, concerning the relief of 80 Indian Infantry Bde in French Indo-China (Vietnam) by the French. 8pp.


GRACEY: 4/22

1946 Jan 7

Six pencil caricatures of unidentified Allied army officials, three male, one female, signed 'Doyel'. 6pp.


GRACEY: 4/23

1946 Jan 10-1946 Feb 8

Typescript telegrams and manuscript messages from Allied Landing Forces in South East Asia to Allied Land Forces in French Indo-China (Vietnam) detailing the removal of 20 Indian Infantry Div from French Indo-China (Vietnam) and the handing over of duties to the French. 81pp.


GRACEY: 4/24

1946 Jan 15

Times of Saigon, number 120, Jan 15 1946, newspaper of Allied Land Forces in French Indo-China (Vietnam). Includes an article on the presentation by Gracey of a surrendered Japanese sword to French Gen Phillipe Leclerc Commander French Expeditionary Corps for the Far East. 1p.


GRACEY: 4/25

1946 Jan 26-1946 Mar 31

Typescript recommendations for awards and decorations to Allied soldiers for service in French Indo-China (Vietnam), to be made both by and to the French. 10pp.


GRACEY: 4/26

1946 Feb 5

Typescript note giving details of remaining British troops in French-Indo China (Vietnam), notably 2 Bn, 8 Punjab Regt and 9 Frontier Force Rifles, and their duties including custody of war criminals and the security of internment area. 4pp.


GRACEY: 4/27

1946 Apr 1

Typescript note from Gracey to Allied Landing Forces in South East Asia Headquarters concerning 20 Indian Infantry Div flag, and its possible interest to war museums. 1p.


GRACEY: 4/28

1946 Apr

Typescript leaflet from Gracey to 20 Indian Infantry Div congratulating them on their operations against the Japanese, including sketch map of movement of 20 Indian Infantry Div, Apr 1942 to Jan 1946. 2pp.


GRACEY: 4/29

1946 Jul 23-1946 Oct 19

Typescript notes by Gracey on methods for training troops, including the use of Soviet organisation and tactics in defeating German forces in 1941, as an aid to Allied training. 19pp.


GRACEY: 4/30

1946 Aug 14-1946 Oct 19

Typescript papers relating to the Army Commanders' Conference at Delhi, India, 15-19 Oct 1946, including a paper on the administrative reversion of India to peacetime conditions; a letter to Gracey by Lt Col Arthur Smith, Chief of the General Staff India, forwarding a paper on scientific development in relation to the British armed forces; a letter to Gracey by Maj Gen Malcolm Glover, Acting Adjutant General in India, on the standard of Indian clerks employed by the military personnel; a letter to Gracey by Maj B P Sharma, C[ombined] C E T[raining] Centre, Jullundur, India, on the inclusion of the religious sect of the Brahams in the Indian Army and a paper by Lt Gen Reginald Arthur Savory, Adjutant General in India, on religion in the Army. 35pp.


GRACEY: 4/31

1946 Aug 23-1946 Oct 8

Typescript correspondence between Gracey and Lt Col James Sholto Vickers, Quartermaster General's Office, General Headquarters, New Delhi, Maj Gen Henry Lowrie Davies, Deputy Chief of the General Staff, India and Lt Gen Arthur Francis Smith, Chief of the General Staff, India, relating to the creation, staffing and accomodation of 1 Indian Corps Headquarters, for the defence of the North-West Frontier of India, also including a note on developments in Soviet military organisation and tactics since June 1941. 28pp.


GRACEY: 4/32

1946 Oct 15

Typescript draft letter by Lt Col Arthur Francis Smith, Chief of the General Staff, India, to all Army commanders concerning the future of the Indian Army and the dispelling rumours of Indian officers being favoured in respect of promotion. 4pp.


GRACEY: 4/33

1947 Mar

Typescript notes and plans by 2 Airborne Div and 1 Indian Group RAF Detachment for airborne operations in support of a sea-landing between Port Swettenham and Port Dickson, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India, including notes on the possible use of flying boats in Army operations in the Far East. 21pp.


GRACEY: 4/34

1947 Mar

Typescript papers of 1 Indian Corps relating to two model atomic bomb exercises, SPEARHEAD and KRIS in the South East Asia theatre against hypothetical Axis forces. 23pp.


GRACEY: 4/35

1947 Apr

Typescript information booklet for a conference held at the Intelligence Corps School, Karachi, India for the discussion of model atomic bomb exercise KRIS. 15pp.


GRACEY: 4/36

1947 May

Printed booklet entitled, 'War Office Exercise: Spearhead'-papers issued personally by FM Sir Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein,, Chief of the Imperial General Staff, to all British commanders', relating to a study of the problems of a long range assault carried out by the British forces stationed in the UK, including the use of atomic weapons. 1 vol.


GRACEY: 5 Papers relating to and typescripts of an unpublished history of 20 Indian Infantry Div, 1944-1958.


GRACEY: 5/1

1944 May-1945 Dec

Typescript history by Lt Col Cyril Eustace Jarvis of 1 King George V Own Gurkha Rifles, including account of operations against Japanese forces at Maymyo, Burma, and involvement in the surrendering of Japanese forces in French Indo-China. 17pp.


GRACEY: 5/2

1944 Jul 11-1946 Apr 19

Typescript notes and extracts relating to an operational history of 20 Indian Infantry Div by Lt Col William Stillman Ritchie, Royal Scots Fusiliers, including record of 2 Bn Border Regt's operations against Japanese forces in Burma, 1943 to 1945; sketch map showing withdrawal of 20 Indian Infantry Div to Shenam-Moreh, India, Mar 1944; and two pamphlets on the review of operations of Air Command South East Asia, Jan-Feb 1945. 66pp, 2 pamplets.


GRACEY: 5/3

1944 Jul

Typescript narrative of the operations of 14 Bn 13 Frontier Force Rifles operations against Japanese forces in India and Burma, Nov 1943-Jul 1944. 18pp.


GRACEY: 5/4

1944-1945

Tyescript notes for a history of 1 Bn Royal Jat Regt by Lt Col Edmund Johnson to Lt Col William Stillman Ritchie, including a report made by the companies of 1 Bn Royal Jat Regt on their operations on the Pegu-Mandalay Road, Burma. 46pp.


GRACEY: 5/5

1945 Apr 16-1946 Feb 7

Typescript extracts from a history of 2 Bn 8 Punjab Regt, covering the period spent under the command of 20 Indian Infantry Div in Burma and French Indo-China. 2 copies, 11p.


GRACEY: 5/6

1945 Apr-1945 Oct

Typescript contributions to an operational history of 20 Indian Infantry Div by Lt Col William Stillman Ritchie, Royal Scots Fusiliers, from Lt Col Juan Beresford Hobbs and John Booth, 9 Bn 14 Punjab Regt, covering operations against Japanese forces in Burma at 'Charing Cross', Khoijuman, Potsangbam, Bishenpur, India, and the Irrawaddy river, Burma. 35pp.


GRACEY: 5/7

1945 Jun-1946 July 25

Typescript papers relating to the compilation of an operational history of 20 Indian Infantry Div by Lt Col William Stillman Ritchie, Royal Scots Fusiliers, including contributions from officers of 20 Indian Infantry Div including Lt Col J S Palmer, [Chief Inspector of Electrical and Mechanical Equipment], 20 Indian Infantry Div; lists of photographs relating to operations in Burma; the proposed layout of the divisional history; summaries of the main operations in Burma of 20 Indian Infantry Div, including the crossing of the Irrawaddy River, 20 Indian Infantry Div's confrontations with Japanese forces Jan to Feb 1945, and the establishment of 20 Indian Infantry Div's headquarters at Tharrawaddy; Burma, extracts from 'Campaign of 14 Army', by Gen Sir William Joseph Slim and a newspaper cutting on the disbanding of 20 Indian Infantry Div. 86pp.


GRACEY: 5/8

1945 Oct

The History of the 4th Bn Madras Regiment in the Burma Campaign, 1943-45 (Calcutta, 1945) by Maj George David Garforth-Bles and Capt S D Clarke. 1 vol.


GRACEY: 5/9

1946 Feb 27

Typescript narrative of the Battle of Arnhem Bridge, Netherlands, Sep 1944 by 'Parachute Sapper'. 11pp.


GRACEY: 5/10

1946 Mar 14-1946 Dec 28

Typescript papers relating to the compilation of an operational history of 20 Indian Infantry Div by Lt Col William Stillman Ritchie, Royal Scots Fusiliers, including a suggested layout for the history; and a narrative by Col J S Kingston, Veterinary Officer (Indian Army Veterinary Corps) concerning his service with 20 Indian Infantry Div from 1943 in Ceylon to 1944 in Burma, including map of operations by 20 Indian Infantry Div, around Mandalay, Burma, 1945. 17pp.


GRACEY: 5/11

1946 Apr 13

Manuscript letters sent to Lt Col William Stillman Ritchie, Royal Scots Fusiliers, relating to the compilation of an operational history of 20 Indian Infantry Div, and typescript narratives concering the history and operations of 4 Bn, 10 Princess Mary's Own Gurkha Rifles during the Burma campaign, entitled 'Jottings from Burma' and 'Hiking in Burma', by Brig Wilmot Gordon Hilton Vickers, General Officer Commanding 33 Indian Infantry Div; also including accounts of confrontations between 4 Bn, 10 Princess Mary's Own Gurkha Rifles and Japanese forces at Puttha, Kabaw valley, Burma, Litan, near Palel, India, and on the Ukhrul road, Burma. 66p.


GRACEY: 5/12

1946 Apr 24

Manuscript letter to Lt Col William Stillman Ritchie, Royal Scots Fusiliers, from Lt Col Juan Beresford Hobbs, 9 Bn 14 Punjab Regt, relating to a written contribution by Lt Col Juan Beresford Hobbs to the history of 20 Indian Infantry Div. 1p.


GRACEY: 5/13

1946 Jul 20

Manuscript letter to Lt Col William Stillman Ritchie, Royal Scots Fusiliers, from Brig David Alan Laurance Mackenzie, Officer Commanding 32 Indian Infantry Bde, concerning photographs for a history of 20 Indian Infantry Div, including a photograph taken at Kaleymo, 1944 showing troops being presented to an unidentified senior officer. 1p, 1 photograph.


GRACEY: 5/14

[1947]

Typescript of 'A Short History of 20 Indian Infantry Div', including descriptions of the capture from Japanese forces of Kyauakse, Prome and Tharawaddy, Burma, and appendices on the artillery support for the Allied army's crossing of the Irrawaddy river, Burma, the Air Support Programme for Allied forces, the operations of the Royal Engineers at the crossing of the Irrawaddy river, Burma and notes of interviews held with captured Japanese officers, including Japanese Maj Abe and Japanese Capt Kitajima, 33 Japanese Div and Japanese Maj Takhashi, 16 Japanese Infantry Regt. 123pp.


GRACEY: 5/15

[1947]

Annotated typescript of 'A Short History of 20 Indian Infantry Div', part II, 20 Jul 1944-15 Jul 1945, including descriptions of Allied operations against Japanese forces at Mandalay and Irrawaddy, Burma. 12pp.


GRACEY: 5/16

[1947]

Photographic copy of the typescript for 'A Short History of 20 Indian Infantry Div', part II, 20 Jul 1944-18 Aug 1945. 125 photographs, (incomplete).


GRACEY: 5/17

[1947]

Typescript of 'A Short History of 20 Indian Infantry Div', covering the Allied capture from Japanese forces of Budalin, Monywa, Ayadaw, and Myinmu, the establishment of a bridghead over the Irrawaddy river, Burma, to the capture of Kyaukse and the opening of the Rangoon Road, Burma, including appendices on the artillery support for the Allied army's crossing of the Irrawaddy river, Burma, the Air Support Programme for Allied forces, the operations of the Royal Engineers at the crossing of the Irrawaddy river, Burma, notes of interviews held with captured Japanese officers, including Japanese Maj Abe and Japanese Capt Kitajima, 33 Japanese Div, Japanese Maj Takhashi, 16 Japanese Infantry Regt and Maj Gen Nagahisa, 31 Japanese Div, casualty statistics for 20 Indian Infantry Div, and Japanese forces, and summary of Zalon bridgehead battle, Burma, May 1945, between Allied and Japanese forces. 113pp.


GRACEY: 5/18

[1947]

Typescript of 'A Short History of 20 Indian Infantry Div; the Postwar period', largely concerning the part played by 20 Indian Infantry Div in Saigon, French Indo-China in disarming Japanese troops and handing control of country back to the French Government. 24pp.


GRACEY: 5/19

1958 Jan 4

Typescript precis of a lecture on 'The War in Burma 1943-45' given at Oxford University by Gracey on 4 Jan 1958, with sections on the Arakan battles 1943-1945, the battles of Kohima and Imphal, India, between Allied and Japanese forces, and answers to possible questions Gracey may have been asked. 14pp.


GRACEY: 6 Translations of Japanese documents relating to operations in Burma, 1941-1945.


GRACEY: 6/1

1945 Nov

Typescript translation from Japanese entitled 'Outline of the Quelling Operation in Burma by 55 Japanese Div', covering the campaigns against Allied forces between 16 Dec 1941-9 Jan 1943 at Moulmein, Mokpalin, Pegu and Toungoo, Burma, and the Mythina operation, Burma, compiled and translated in Phnom-Penh, French Indo-China (Vietnam), Nov 1945. 8pp.


GRACEY: 6/2

[1942-1945]

Typescript translations of Japanese accounts of operations in Burma, including a summary of organisational changes occuring in the Japanese forces in French Indo-China (Vietnam) relating to Japanese 38 Army, and an outline of operations made by the Japanese Southern Army, Jul 1942-Aug 1945, in India, Burma and Malaya. 57pp.


GRACEY: 6/3

1945 Nov

Typescript translation from the Japanese entitled 'Outline of No. 31 Operation', relating to operations against Allied forces in the Akyab sector, Burma, by Japanese forces under the command of Japanese Lt Gen Koga, Commander 55 Japanese Div, 24 Jan 1943-10 May 1943, translated and compiled at Phnom Penh, French Indo-China (Vietnam), Nov 1945. 15pp, 1 sketchmap.


GRACEY: 6/4

1943-1945

Typescript translation of a war diary of Japanese 15 Army, covering campaigns at Imphal, India, and Araka, Hukawng and Salwyn, Burma. 2 copies, 30pp.


GRACEY: 6/5

1945 Nov

Typescript translation from the Japanese entitled, 'Outline of Operations-activities of 'Sakura' Composite Bde,' relating to plans for Composite Bde commanded by Japanese Maj Gen Sakurai to cover the withdrawl of 55 Japanese Div to its concentration-area in South Burma, 5 Sep 1945-25 Jan 1946, translated at Phnom Penh, French Indo-China (Vietnam), Nov 1945. 14pp, 1 sketchmap.


GRACEY: 6/6

1945 Nov

Typescript translation from the Japanese entitled, 'Outline of 'Koku' Operation' relating to the defence by 55 Japanese Div of the Irrawaddy Delta Zone, Burma, from Allied forces, Oct 1944-Apr 1945, translated and compiled at Phnom Penh, French Indo-China (Vietnam), Nov 1945. 19pp, 2 sketchmaps.


GRACEY: 6/7

1945 Nov

Typescript translation from the Japanese entitled 'Outline of Operation-activities of 'Shin-I' Butai', relating to attempts by Japanese forces to prevent the advance of Allied forces towards Pynmana and Allanmyo, Burma, Jan-Jul 1945, translated and compiled at Phnom Penh, French Indo-China (Vietnam), Nov 1945. 12pp, 1 sketchmap.


GRACEY: 6/8

1945 Nov

Typescript translation from the Japanese entitled, 'Outline of Operation-activities of the 'Kanjo' Butai unit', relating to operations of the 112 Japanese Infantry Regt, under the command of Japanese Col Furuya, in the Yenangyan area and around Mount Popa, Burma, Jan-Aug 1945, translated and compiled at Phnom Penh, French Indo-China (Vietnam), Nov 1945. 7pp, 1 sketchmap.


GRACEY: 6/9

1945 Jan-1945 [Aug]

Typescript summary of the development of the operations of 54 Japanese Div, relating to action against Allied forces in the Arakan and Pegu mountains and Sittain Plain, Burma. 9pp.


GRACEY: 6/10

1945 Nov

Typescript translation from the Japanese entitled, 'Outline of 'Mai' Operation in Burma-description of the activities of 'Shimbu' Corps', relating to operations of Japanese 'Shimbu' Corps, under the command of Japanese Col Nagasaw, Commander 55 Infantry Bde, in the Pegu and Moulmeyn areas, Burma, 1 May-15 Aug 1945, translated and compiled at Phnom Penh, French Indo-China (Vietnam), Nov 1945. 14pp, 2 sketchmaps.


GRACEY: 6/11

1944 Jan 12-1945 Dec

File of 'Japanese Howlers', translations of internal reports concerning cases of poisoning, theft and other incidents occuring among Japanese troops in Burma and French Indo-China (Vietnam). 17pp.


GRACEY: 6/12

1945 Nov

Typescript correspondence and notes relating to accounts of Japanese operations and tactics during the Burma Campaign, from Japanese FM Count Hisaichi Terauchi to Gracey, including an outline of the progress of the operations of 2 Japanese Div, 1943-1944. 6pp.


GRACEY: 6/13

1945 Dec

Booklet entitled, 'The Japanese Account of their Operations in Burma, Dec 1941-Aug 1945', issued by Headquarters 12 Army, being a copy of three documents submitted by Headquarters Japanese Burma Area Army after the Japanese surrender, and relating to plans and operations of the Japanese forces in Burma, including six maps showing the disposition of Japanese forces in Burma from the formation of South East Asia Command to the capitualtion of Japan, Nov 1943-Aug 1945. 1 book.


GRACEY: 7 Copies of South-East Asia Translation and Interrogation Center Historical Bulletin,Jul 1946-May 1947.


GRACEY: 7/1

1946 Jul 9

South-East Asia Translation and Interrogation Center Historical Bulletin, 9 July 1946, Number 240, comprising translations of essays by Japanese Lt Col Fujiwari Iwaichi on the Japanese Burma Campaign, including the Imphal campaign, India, the seige of Myitkyina, Burma, by Allied forces, and the causes of the war in the Far East. 1 booklet.


GRACEY: 7/2

1946 Aug 7

South-East Asia Translation and Interrogation Center Historical Bulletin, 7 Aug 1946, Number 242, comprising the results of a questionnnaire given to Japanese officers of the Burma Campaign relating particularly to the strategy of Japanese operations in Burma. 1 booklet.


GRACEY: 7/3

1946 Oct 1

South-East Asia Translation and Interrogation Center Historical Bulletin, 1 Oct 1946, Number 243, containing a history of the Japanese 28 Army. 1 booklet.


GRACEY: 7/4

1946 Oct 3

South-East Asia Translation and Interrogation Center Historical Bulletin, 3 Oct 1946, Number 244, containing a history of the Japanese 33 Army. 1 booklet.


GRACEY: 7/5

1946 Oct 5

South-East Asia Translation and Interrogation Center Historical Bulletin, 5 Oct 1946, Number 245, containing a history of the Japanese 15 Army. 1 booklet.


GRACEY: 7/6

1947 Apr 22

South-East Asia Translation and Interrogation Center Historical Bulletin, 22 Apr 1947, Number 247, additional answers to a questionnnaire given to Japanese officers of the Burma Campaign relating particularly to the strategy of Japanese operations in Burma, first covered in South-East Asia Translation and Interrogation Center Historical Bulletin, 7 Aug 1946, Number 242. 1 booklet.


GRACEY: 7/7

1947 Apr 22

South-East Asia Translation and Interrogation Center Historical Bulletin, 22 Apr 1947, Number 248, 'Air Historical Bulletin' comprising a general history of the Japanese Naval Air Force and the Japanese Army Air Force, and additional details to their operations in South East Asia. 1 booklet.


GRACEY: 7/8

1947 May 25

South-East Asia Translation and Interrogation Center Historical Bulletin, 25 May 1947, Number 249, a history of Japanese 38 Div and Japanese 16 Army, including histories of the operations against Allied forces in Hong Kong operation, Java and Sumatra. 1 booklet.

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