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  • Fodor's Thailand With Myanmar (Burma),...

    Fodor's; Fodor's Travel Guides
    (9259435)

    Fodor s correspondents highlight the best of the region, including Thailand's beaches, Myanmar s sacred stupas, Cambodia s temples, and mountain treks in Laos. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time,...

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    Burma Railway Man - Secret Letters from a...

    Charles Steel
    (9834267)

    Charles Steel took part in two military disasters - the Fall of France and the Dunkirk evacuation, and the Fall of Singapore. Shortly before the latter, he married Louise. Within days of being captured by the Japanese, he began writing a weekly...

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    Burma

    Hall,D. G. E.
    (9682599)

    Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and...

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    Burma - The Turning Point

    Grant,Ian Lyall
    (9834632)

    The turning point of the war in Burma was the Imphal/Kohima campaign of 1944. For four months there was intense and savage fighting. The Japanese plan was to encircle and destroy the British and Indian positions before bursting into the plain and...

  • Myanmar - Burma

    Lonely Planet
    (9491010)

    #1 best-selling guide to Myanmar (Burma)*Lonely Planet Myanmar (Burma) is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Be dazzled by Buddhist architecture in Yangon, explore...

  • Burma - A Handbook Of Practical Information...

    Scott,James George
    (9953227)

    Excerpt from Burma: A Handbook of Practical Information It is believed that the book now offered is of a handy size, and gives much information about most subjects of interest in Burma. It is at any rate certain that the sections of Mr. Oates on the...

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    Burma - The State of Myanmar

    Steinberg,David I.
    (9463907)

    Long isolated by rigid military rule, Burma, or Myanmar, is one of the least known, significantly sized states in the world. Possessed of a rich cultural history yet facing a range of challenges to stability and growth, it has struck the imaginations...

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    Burma Redux: Global Justice and the Quest for...

    Holliday,Ian
    (5004592)

    Contemporary Myanmar faces a number of political challenges, and no one is certain whether external forces should intervene. Prioritizing the opinions of local citizens and reading them against the latest scholarship on this issue, Ian Holliday...

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    Burma - A Nation At The Crossroads

    Rogers,Benedict
    (5055244)

    UPDATEDFor more than 50 years, Burma has been ruled by a succession of military regimes which rank among the most oppressive dictatorships in the world. Accused of crimes against humanity, they have brutally mistreated their people.Yet, in the last...

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    Burma

    (9784081)

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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    Burma Boy

    Bandele,Biyi
    (9687752)

    A few months ago fourteen-year-old Ali Banana was apprenticed to a whip-wielding blacksmith in his rural hometown. Now its winter 1944, the war is entering its most crucial stage and Ali is a private in Thunder Brigade. His unit has been given orders...

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    Burma Girl

    Sims,Ruth
    (3076243)

    The rich man had to have Her at all costs. His daughters hated Her because he loved Her more. From the time they were children the Burma Girl came between them and their cruel father. Capable of creating hatred, jealousy and resentment there was only...

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    Burma, Kipling and Western Music - The Riff...

    (9502788)

    For decades, scholars have been trying to answer the question: how was colonial Burma perceived in and by the Western world, and how did people in countries like the United Kingdom and United States form their views? This book explores how Western...

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    Burma 1942 - The Road from Rangoon to...

    Warren,Alan
    (9771120)

    In December 1941 Japan set out to seize South-East Asia and the western Pacific to complete the building of a self-sufficient empire. The rapid loss of all of Britain'apos;s possessions in the Far East was the culmination of a failed attempt to deal...

  • Burma With Special Reference To Her Relations...

    Parker,Edward Harper
    (10254374)

    Excerpt from Burma With Special Reference to Her Relations With China Fytche' s book of personal recollections, and Mr. James Scott's little work on Burma hardly touch upon the general political history, though Ander son's accounts, both in the...

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    Burma Road 1943-44 - Stilwell'apos;s assault...

    Diamond,Jon
    (10129976)

    Myitkyina was a vital objective in the Allied re-conquest of Burma in 1943-44. Following the disastrous retreat from Burma in April 1942, China had become isolated from re-supply except for the dangerous air route for US transports over the Himalaya...

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    Thailand-Burma Border - History and Current...

    Ariana Zarleen
    (9846096)

    The civil war in Burma has been dubbed as the longest running internal conflict in the world, and hundreds of thousands have fled desperation and abuse across the border to Thailand. Today, countless of exiles live on the Thailand-Burma border as...

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    Exodus Burma - The British Escape through the...

    Goodall,Felicity
    (5000528)

    Until a few weeks before the fall of Rangoon, the British had not dreamt the Japanese would invade Burma. So in early 1942, British soldiers trained for desert warfare fought a Japanese Army trained and equipped for the jungle. Thousands died, but...

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    The Burma Delta

    Adas,Michael
    (3527837)

    In the decades following its annexation to the Indian Empire in 1852, Lower Burma (the Irrawaddy-Sittang delta region) was transformed from an underdeveloped and sparsely populated backwater of the Konbaung Empire into the world’s largest exporter of...

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    The Burma Air Campaign - 1941-1945

    Pearson,Michael
    (9838038)

    The scene is set with an overview of the respective states of the RAF and Japanese Airforce, and an explanation of how the American Volunteer Group (The Flying Tigers) came to be in China. There is a concise description of air ops covering the...

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    Battle for Burma

    Nesbit,Roy Conyers
    (9584317)

    The struggle of British, Commonwealth and American-Chinese troops against the Japanese in Burma was one of the decisive campaigns of the Second World War. British India was threatened by the Japanese advance, the fate of the British Empire in the...

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    Drop Zone Burma - Adventures in Allied...

    Annett,Roger
    (9618411)

    Air-dropped supplies were a vital part of the Allied campaign in Burma during World War II. The transportation of munitions, food and medical supplies was undertaken in the most difficult situations, both on the land where the air bases were often...

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    The Battle for Burma - Wild Green Earth

    Fergusson,Bernard
    (9436134)

    Bernard Fergusson was one of Orde Wingate'apos;s Column Commanders in the heroic but battered Chindit expedition behind Japanese lines in Burma in 1943. By 1944 Wingate had persuaded Churchill and Roosevelt that a bigger force, on the same unorthodox...

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    The Battle for Burma 1943-1945 - From Kohima&...

    Martin Mace; John Grehan
    (9512412)

    Despatches in this volume include that on operations in Burma and North-East India between November 1943 and June 1944, by General Sir George J. Giffard; the despatch on operations in Assam and Burma between June 1944 June and November 1944, by...

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    No Surrender in Burma - Operations Behind...

    Fred C. Goode
    (9608512)

    This is the extraordinary true story of a British Commando in Burma who, cut off behind enemy lines, walked 2,000 miles towards India and freedom in 1942, but was betrayed to the invading Japanese only 20 miles short of his destination, tortured by...

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    The Battle for Burma - Wild Green Earth

    Fergusson,Bernard
    (9433701)

    Bernard Fergusson was one of Orde Wingate'apos;s Column Commanders in the heroic but battered Chindit expedition behind Japanese lines in Burma in 1943. By 1944 Wingate had persuaded Churchill and Roosevelt that a bigger force, on the same unorthodox...

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    Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

    Seekins,Donald M.
    (9476293)

    This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar) contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign...

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    Air Battle for Burma - Allied Pilots'apos;...

    Evans,Bryn
    (9540734)

    After a long series of crushing defeats by the apparently unstoppable Japanese air and ground forces, the eventual fight back and victory in Burma was achieved as a result of the exercise of unprecedented combined services cooperation and operations....

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    Air Battle for Burma - Allied Pilots'apos;...

    Evans,Bryn
    (9493178)

    After a long series of crushing defeats by the apparently unstoppable Japanese air and ground forces, the eventual fight back and victory in Burma was achieved as a result of the exercise of unprecedented combined services cooperation and operations....

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    The Fall of Burma 1941-1943

    Martin Mace; John Grehan
    (9593228)

    Despatches in this volume include that on operations in Burma between 15 December 1941 and 20 May 1942 by General Wavell; Operations in Eastern Theatre, based on India, March 1942 to 31 December 1942 by Field-Marshall Wavell; Operations in the...

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    The Battle for Burma 1943-1945 - From Kohima&...

    Martin Mace; John Grehan
    (9516496)

    Despatches in this volume include that on operations in Burma and North-East India between November 1943 and June 1944, by General Sir George J. Giffard; the despatch on operations in Assam and Burma between June 1944 June and November 1944, by...

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    Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

    Seekins,Donald M.
    (8069227)

    Burma (Myanmar) is a country in crisis, and a political resolution to its problems of national unity seems unlikely to occur in the near future. The purpose of the Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar) is to explain in depth the country's...

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    Air War for Burma

    Shores,Christopher
    (9601668)

    In his monumental work Bloody Shambles, Volume Two, Christopher Shores described in detail the British retreat out of Burma, culminating at the end of May 1942. The monsoon then brought operations on land and in the air virtually to a halt for...

  • Lonely Planet Myanmar (burma)

    Richmond,Simon
    (7952779)

    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Myanmar (Burma) is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Admire Shwedagon Paya's sheer size and...

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    The Making of Modern Burma

    Thant Myint-U
    (2929074)

    Burma has often been portrayed as a timeless place, a country of egalitarian Buddhist villages, ruled successively by autocratic kings, British colonialists and, most recently, a military dictatorship. The Making of Modern Burma argues instead that...

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    Early English Intercourse with Burma,...

    George,David; Hall,Edward
    (9670638)

    First Published in 1968. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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    RAF Fighter Pilots Over Burma - Rare...

    Franks,Norman
    (9453062)

    It is a recognized fact that, had the war gone badly for the Allies on the India/Burma front, and had the Japanese succeeded in invading the Indian Continent, the outcome of the war would have been entirely different. Yet despite this, the campaign...

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    Last Man Out: Surviving the Burma-Thailand...

    Charles,H. Robert; Hornfischer,James D.
    (3682649)

    From June 1942 to October 1943, more than 100,000 Allied POWs who had been forced into slave labor by the Japanese died building the infamous Burma-Thailand Death Railway, an undertaking immortalized in the film 'The Bridge on the River Kwai.' One of...

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    Flying to Norway, Grounded in Burma - A...

    Edwards,Goronwy
    (9787803)

    Gron' Edwards joined the RAF in 1936 on a Short Service Commission and went solo on his eighteenth birthday. After gaining his wings he joined No 233 General Reconnaissance Squadron of Coastal Command based at Thornaby in Yorkshire. The aircraft he...

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    The Evacuation of Civilians from Burma -...

    Michael D. Leigh
    (9648209)

    The string of military defeats during 1942 marked the end of British hegemony in Southeast Asia, finally destroying the myth of British imperial invincibility. The Japanese attack on Burma led to a hurried and often poorly organized evacuation of...

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    The Long Road Back to China - The Burma Road...

    Crow,Carl
    (9583593)

    Well-documented and compassionate, this memoir follows journalist Carl Crow as he journeys from Rangoon to the wartime Chinese capital of Chongqing in 1939. Including interviews with senior government members, this record chronicles the daily...

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    An Account of the Operations in Burma Carried...

    Mylne,Major B. H.
    (5097142)

    This Regiment was equipped with Sherman Tanks and the narrative describes their advance from Meiktila to Rangoon. Well written, with good detail and with many references to individuals. The maps are most helpful in supporting the narrative. Honour...

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    Fighting with the Fourteenth Army in Burma

    Luto,James
    (9509923)

    The Fourteenth Army was one of the most successful British and Commonwealth forces of the Second World War. It was not only the largest of the Commonwealth armies but was also the largest single army in the world with around half a million men under...

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    Dawns Like Thunder - The Retreat From Burma

    Alfred Draper
    (9823936)

    Dawns Like Thunder' is a complete appraisal of the retreat from Burma using accounts from people who were there and not just the statements of commanding officers.

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