Stirling’s SAS team get involved in politics as Churchill and Auchinleck argue over when Rommel should be attacked again. Stirling has his best day as an SAS man, but his team is betrayed to the Germans.
It’s the beginning of the end for the Allied defense of Burma. While Gen. Slim’s men are pushed back, their Chinese Allies in the Shan States of attacked and scattered. Their only hope of survival is to head back home. Another seemingly Japanese victory.