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Wartime in Burma : a diary, January to June 1942 / by Theippan Maung Wa (U Sein Tin) ; edited and translated from the Burmese by L.E. Bagshawe and Anna J. Allott.

Wa, Theippan Maung, 1899-1942 [Browse]
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Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, ©2009.
1 online resource (xxi, 216 pages) : illustrations, map.
  • Research in international studies. Southeast Asia series ; no. 120. [More in this series]
  • Ohio University research in international studies. Southeast Asia series ; no. 120
Summary note:
This diary, begun after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and covering the invasion of Burma up to June 1942, is a moving account of the dilemmas faced by the well-loved and prolific Burmese author Theippan Maung Wa (a pseudonym of U Sein Tin) and his family. At the time of the Japanese invasion, U Sein Tin was deputy secretary in the Ministry of Home and Defense Affairs. An Oxford-trained member of the Indian Civil Service, working for the British administration on the eve of the invasion, he lived with his wife and three small children in Rangoon. Wartime in Burma is a stirring memoir th.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Print version record.
  • Biography.
  • Diaries.
  • History.
  • Military history.
  • Personal narratives Burmese.
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War time in Burma
  • 9780896804715 (electronic bk.)
  • 0896804712 (electronic bk.)
  • (pbk. ; alk. paper)
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