In Burma, the untried British 14th Infantry Division had been advancing slowly along the Arakan coast, to clear the Mayu Peninsula and retake the Akyab airfields. At Donbaik, the Japanese had dug in above the chaungs, a series of deep, dry riverbeds. The Durham Light Infantry moved partly in jungle, partly in the open as they climbed out of the chaungs at dawn toward the enemy postions. . .
Attacker: British (A and C Companies, 2 Durham Light Infantry)