The SAS, in its entirety, is called by to HQ. It will be a part of a massive operation against Axis Forces in North Africa. Probably is, Stirling didn’t plan it and it’s in charge.
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.