Chindit Badge




H G Lambert      a soldier with the Chindits


Chindit Special Forces Burma 1942-44

Frank Young's site promises to be the definitive site for Chindit information, it includes film clips and rare photographs provided by the Imperial War Museum

Burma Star Site

This site contains a wealth of material including many personal memories of former Chindits, as well as a discussion forum and guestbook

Black Watch Chindit Website

S. Cochrane's site about his father, William Cochrane, a Chindit with the Black Watch, this site >contains many interesting articles about Chindit operations.

14 USAAF 27 Troop Carrier Squadron

27 Troop Carrier Squadron were, along with the First Air Commando were assigned to "Operation Thursday".Squadron Historian Harry A. Blair has compiled a fabulous resource about the squadron and its deployments. It includes many unique photographs.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

A Lancashire Chindit

Sue Robinson`s fine tribute site to Bill Clift R.A. who took part in both Operation Loincloth and Operation Thursday.

Reference Books on the Chindits

The Chindit WarShelford Bidwell, Hodder and Staughton 1979

Story of the 7th Battalion of The Royal Leicestershire Regiment, 1940 to 1944    James Wileman, Woodfield

Fighting Tigers: Epic Actions of The Royal Leicestershire Regiment    Mathew Richardson, Leo Cooper 2002

A Soldier's Story   H S Alton, Emalone Publications 2002

Burma Victory   David Rooney, Arms and Armour press 1992

Wingate and the Chindits    David Rooney, Arms and Armour Press 1994

March or Die   Philip D. Chinnery, Airlife Publishing 1997

Burma, The Longest War   Louis Allen J.M.Bent and Sons 1984