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Author Wa, Theippan Maung, 1899-1942

Title 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
Published Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xxi, 216 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Ohio University research in international studies. Southeast Asia series ; no. 120
Research in international studies. Southeast Asia series ; no. 120
Contents War diary -- Appendix: An eyewitness account of U Sein Tin's death
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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SUBJECT Wa, Theippan Maung, 1899-1942 -- Diaries
Wa, Theippan Maung, 1899-1942 fast (OCoLC)fst01936925
Theippan Maung Wa. swd
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Burma
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Burmese
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees.
HISTORY -- Europe -- Western.
LITERARY COLLECTIONS -- Diaries & Journals.
Weltkrieg 1939-1945
SUBJECT Burma -- Officials and employees -- Diaries
Burma -- History -- Japanese occupation, 1942-1945.
Rangoon (Burma) -- History, Military -- 20th century
Rangoon (Burma) -- Biography
Subject Burma
Burma -- Rangoon
Genre/Form diaries.
Personal narratives.
Military history.
Personal narratives
Personal narratives.
Journaux intimes.
Récits personnels.
Form Electronic book
Author Bagshawe, L. E
Allott, Anna, 1930-
ISBN 9780896804715
Other Titles Sit-atwin nei-zin hmat-tan. English
War time in Burma