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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]
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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.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Burmese
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Burma.
Myanmar -- History -- Japanese occupation, 1942-1945.
Myanmar -- Officials and employees -- Diaries.
Rangoon (Burma) -- Biography.
Rangoon (Burma) -- History, Military -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
Military history.
Personal narratives
Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
Author Allott, Anna, 1930-
Bagshawe, L. E.
ISBN 0896804712 (electronic bk.)
9780896804715 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; alk. paper)
Other Titles Sit-atwin nei-zin hmat-tan. English
War time in Burma