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World War II, the British Indian Army was driven out of Burma at the ?
Battle of Sittang Bridge in 1946 the
initiated a guerrilla insurgency against Red Flag Communist Party British rule in Burma?
pagoda on the Toe River in , Ma-ubin Burma, fell in 2002 due to river erosion and had to be rebuilt?
typewriter expert accidentally inverted a key on a Martin Tytell Burmese language typewriter he built, it became the standard even in Burma?
Ananda Temple (pictured) in Bagan, Myanmar, with four standing Buddhas facing the cardinal directions, is said to be an architectural wonder titled the "Westminster Abbey of Burma"?
, a 1,624 kilometer-long Indo-Burma barrier barrier between India and Burma, is being built to curtail gunrunning and illicit drug trafficking?
began by meeting the needs of the history of aviation in Bangladesh Royal Indian Air Force for its World War II Burma campaign?
the government of
Burmese Prime Minister U Nu was saved from a parliamentary no confidence vote in June 1957 by the communist ?
Burma Workers and Peasants Party the
is the largest Yeywa Hydropower Dam hydroelectric power plant and the first roller-compacted concrete dam in Burma?
served in both J. Grant Anderson World Wars, founded a theatre in India, and played a clown in a Burmese circus?
Indian freedom fighter
practised as a doctor in T. S. S. Rajan Burma and England before being appointed as the Minister for Health and Religious Endowments of the Madras Presidency?
China has sought to cultivate strong by providing extensive aid and ties with Burma vetoing a UN resolution proposed in 2007 condemning Burma for human rights violations?
India has developed with close bilateral relations Burma with the aim of countering China's growing influence and to elevate itself as a regional power?
gemstones and heroin are traded from Burma to China for motorcycles and household goods across the , which forms part of the boundary between the two countries?
Burmese communist leader was executed in an inner-party purge in 1967, after having been denounced as "Burma's H. N. Goshal Liu Shaoqi"?
Rakhine State in present-day western Burma was an independent country before it was invaded and annexed by Konbaung Burmese forces led by in 1784?
Irish musicians Lisa Hannigan and Damien Rice dueted on " ", a Unplayed Piano Burmese protest song that charted in the UK and was praised by as "a twinkly and beautiful thing"?
was credited with shooting down nine-and-a-half Japanese planes and was himself shot down twice while serving with the Maj. Gen. Charles Bond Flying Tigers in Burma and China?
began his interest in Cecil Hobbs Southeast Asian history after his career as a missionary in Burma was ended in 1942 by the Japanese invasion?
returned to his farm in Bhanbhagta Gurung Nepal in 1946, after receiving a Victoria Cross for his actions while serving with the 3rd Battalion of the 2nd Gurkha Rifles in Burma?
Australian singer-songwriter produced his second and third albums while working in Tamas Wells Rangoon, Burma, on a community health HIV/AIDS education project?
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