Victory at Sea (1953): S01E24 – The Road to Mandalay


Introduction

Twenty-six episode series about naval combat during World War Two. Famous for its music score, eloquent narration and combat footage.

Outline

The Japanese invade China in 1937, but the Japanese are not satisfied and they invade Indochina and Thailand, enabling the invasion of Burma. The US and British navies nurture their relations with the Indian Navy as supplies are built for the return. Eventually, it was decided to build a road to link with the Burma Road. Eventually, they “came back to Mandalay”, and the first supplies travelled the road to cheering Chinese.

Victory at Sea Series

You can find a full index and overview of Victory at Sea here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 19 April 1953.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 30 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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