The Ramree Island Crocodile Massacre

That night time used to be essentially the most terrible that any member of the motor release crews ever skilled. The scattered rifle photographs within the pitch black swamp punctured by means of the screams of wounded males overwhelmed within the jaws of enormous reptiles, and the blurred being worried sound of spinning crocodiles made a cacophony of hell that has infrequently been duplicated on earth. At mod of dawn the vultures arrived to wash up what the crocodiles had left…. Of about 1000 Eastern infantrymen that entered the swamps of Ramree, most effective about twenty have been discovered alive.

The above extract, describing the horrific occasions of the night time of February 19, 1945, is taken from the 1962 guide “Flora and fauna Sketches Close to and Some distance” by means of eyewitness Bruce Stanley Wright, who used to be some of the collaborating soldier of the British military within the Combat of Ramree Island, that came about throughout the waning days of the 2d Global Battle.

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Allied troops run ashore after the amphibious attack on Eastern-held Ramree Island. January 21, 1945

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