Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of Chindit.
  • noun the entire unit of Chindits.

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Examples

  • The cattiness included Mountbatten's chief of staff, Gen. Henry Pownall, who despised Gen. Orde Wingate, head of the hardy and brave Indian soldiers known as the Chindits.

    Still Forgotten

  • His force, known as the Chindits, conducted hit-and-run attacks on Japanese bridges and communications for three months.

    Into the Rising Sun

  • [1] The Chindits were a World War 2 allied brigade that fought in Burma against the Japanese.

    Reformation Post TLC

  • Wingate was an eccentric British general who had devised a completely unorthodox battle plan to send highly mobile columns of marauding British soldiers, code name Chindits, from India into the jungles of Burma deep behind Japanese lines, supplying them by airdrop.

    Noble House

  • Wingate was an eccentric British general who had devised a completely unorthodox battle plan to send highly mobile columns of marauding British soldiers, code name Chindits, from India into the jungles of Burma deep behind Japanese lines, supplying them by airdrop.

    Noble House

  • Major General Orde Wingate and his raiders, called Chindits, after the statues of dragons that guard Burmese temples, had already begun this operation, crossing from India through Japanese lines and wrecking airfields, blowing up bridges, and dynamiting railways.

    The Story of World War II

  • Major General Orde Wingate and his raiders, called Chindits, after the statues of dragons that guard Burmese temples, had already begun this operation, crossing from India through Japanese lines and wrecking airfields, blowing up bridges, and dynamiting railways.

    The Story of World War II

  • Wingate’s force, known as the Chindits, a nickname drawn from the winged stone lions that guarded Burma’s temples, conducted hit-and-run attacks on Japanese bridges and communications for three months.

    Into the Rising Sun

  • During the second world war, General Sir William Slim's 14th Army, fighting hard in the most atrocious conditions, managed in February 1944 to halt a fierce Japanese thrust on the southern Arakan front in Burma, while General Orde Wingate and his guerrilla-style "Chindits"

    The Guardian World News

  • During the speech, he stated that he ran into the Marauders while operating with the Chindits, as well as other great stories.

    Dr Gyi

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