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Wartime in Burma

Theippan Maung Wa

Wartime in Burma

a diary, January to June 1942

by Theippan Maung Wa

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Published by Ohio University Press in Athens .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Wa, Theippan Maung, -- 1899-1942 -- Diaries,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Burmese,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Burma,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees,
  • Burma -- Officials and employees -- Diaries,
  • Burma -- History -- Japanese occupation, 1942-1945,
  • Rangoon (Burma) -- History, Military -- 20th century,
  • Rangoon (Burma) -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesWar time in Burma
    Statementby Theippan Maung Wa (U Sein Tin) ; edited and translated from the Burmese by L.E. Bagshawe and Anna J. Allott.
    GenreDiaries, Personal narratives, Burmese, Biography
    SeriesResearch in international studies, Southeast Asia series -- no. 120
    ContributionsBagshawe, L. E., Allott, Anna, 1930-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD811.5 .W118 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 216 p.
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23953787M
    ISBN 109780896802704
    LC Control Number2009023494

    A well balanced biography of one of the most fascinating but exasperating British military leaders of the Second World War, tracing his career from his inter-war days in the Sudan, through the formation of the Special Night Squads in Palestine in to the wartime conquest of Abyssinia and the famous Chindit raids in Burma. The Japanese invasion and occupation of southeast Asia provided opportunities for the peoples of the region to pursue a wide range of agendas that had little to do with the larger issues which drove the conflict between Japan and the allies. This book explores how the occupation affected various minority groups in the region. It shows, for example, how in some areas of Burma the 5/5(1).

    BURMA CAMPAIGN MEMORIAL LIBRARY BOOKS (Additions since the 2nd edition of the Catalogue was published) B/41 Allen, Louis Japan: the years of triumph: from feudal isolation to Pacific empire. London: BPC U B/42 Thompson, Julian The Imperial War Museum book of the war in Burma, a vital contribution to victory in the Far East.   Published in , Morrison’s book remained the only biography of Seagrim until the historian Philip Davies wrote Lost Warriors: Seagrim and Pagani of Burma, The last great untold story of WWII. Davies helped Thant Myint-U set up the Yangon Heritage Trust in , so he is no newcomer to the Myanmar scene and his previous books include works.

      Wartime in Burma: A Diary, January to June - Research in International Studies, Southeast Asia Series (Paperback) Theippan Maung Wa (author), Anna Allott (editor,translator), L. E. Bagshawe (editor,translator)Pages:   'Miss Burma,' inspired by family history, is a troubled tale of marriage and war Charmaine Craig's second novel traces the effects of political oppression, war, and genocide. Miss Burma By Author: Elizabeth Toohey.


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“Wartime in Burma: A Diary, January to June is an important source that reveals the rare perspective of a Burmese civil servant working in the British administration. (It) will be valuable to a wide range of scholars, students, and readers. Brookes as a boy escaped with his family from wartime Burma.

During the trek north to China, back to Burma, and then ultimately India, Brookes lost his father and saw his family become sick because of malnutrition and malaria.4/5(17). The Burma campaign was a series of battles fought in the British colony of was part of the South-East Asian theatre of World War II and primarily involved forces of the Allies; the British Empire and the Republic of China, with support from the United faced against the invading forces of Imperial Japan, who were supported by the Thai Phayap Army, as well as Location: Burma and India.

Wartime in Burma is a stirring memoir that presents a personal account of Theippan’s feelings about the war, his anxiety for the safety of his family, the bombing Wartime in Burma book Rangoon, and what happened to them during the next six chaotic months of the British retreat.

Eventually the author and his family left Rangoon to live in a remote forest in. “This multigenerational saga portrays the emergence of modern Burma―through British colonialism, wartime occupation by the Japanese, and the independence era Craig ably controls the novel’s historic sweep, and is unsparing in /5(82).

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I'd give this book more than five stars if it were possible. What a beautifully written account of a tragic, horrifying journey from an idyllic life in Maymyo, a Burmese hill town, through the Valley of Death jungles to India in order to escape the Japanese as they devastated the country in /5.

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About The Book. Miss Burma tells the story of modern-day Burma through the eyes of Benny and Khin, husband and wife, and their daughter Louisa.

After attending school in Calcutta, Benny settles in Rangoon, then part of the British Empire, and falls in love with Khin, a woman who is part of a long-persecuted ethnic minority group, the Karen.

Archie Miyamoto’s book, Wartime Military Records on Comfort Women (Amazon Digital Services, ), at 53 pages, is just a fraction of the length of the Hata tome.

However, it is the must-read companion to the Hata text. There are POW interrogation reports from Burma, U.S. Navy files from Guam, interrogation reports from the Philippines.

Wartime in Burma: A Diary, January to June [Muang Wa Theippan, L. Bagshawe, Anna Allott and Theippan Maung Wa]. This diary, begun after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and covering the invasion of Burma up to Juneis a moving accou. A beautiful and poignant story of one family during the most violent and turbulent years of world history, Miss Burma is a powerful novel of love and war, colonialism and ethnicity, and the ties of blood.

Miss Burma tells the story of modern-day Burma through the eyes of Benny and Khin, husband and wife, and their daughter Louisa. After attending school in Calcutta, Brand: Grove/Atlantic, Inc. For this book he drew from wartime records in Washington, London, Edinburgh, and the Gurkha Museum in Winchester, and interviews with survivors of the conflict.

The Burma Campaign was one of the biggest multiracial undertakings in the history of warfare. By the time he left Burma, he knew a thousand elephants by name—something I find really enviable.

Williams was a member of a British wartime In one of the most moving scenes in the book. If ever a book gave inspiring testimony to courage, the spirit of adventure, and basic human kindness, Pauline Hayton’s new historical novel is such a book.

Her story follows a group of people caught up in the nightmare consequences of Japan’s invasion of Burma, at this time a British colony, in   These fascinating images show the men and women who served in the Royal Airforce in India and Burma during World War II, taken by .