Rare footage taken on January 21st 1945 of the capture of Ramree Island by the British 26th Indian Division. The film follows the Allied Forces combined efforts against the Japanese fortifications on the island. US Air Force B-24 Liberator’s drop fragmentation bombs whilst ships from the Royal Navy bombard the tropical island. British forces conduct a beach landing compromising of assault craft, military vehicles and artillery advancing towards the main town of Kyaukpyu.
Finally a US C-47 brings US Deputy Supreme Commander of Southeast Asia, Lieutenant General Raymond A. Wheeler to meet British Major General Cyril E.N. Lomax, Commander of the 26th Indian Division to consult together about the battle for Ramree Island.