Heavy Machine Gun - World War II

 

Place - Assam State Museum

 

A Heavy Machine Gun recovered from Kohima, Nagaland. It was used during the Battle of Kohima which was the turning point of the Japanese U Go offensive into India. It is popularly referred to as the Stalingrad of the East. In 2013, the British National Army Museum voted the Battle of Imphal and Kohima to be "Britain's Greatest Battle".