Burma Army

Burma Army may refer to:

  • the Myanmar Army, the armed forces of Burma/Myanmar
  • the Burma Army (1937-1942), the army of the Government of Burma following separation from India until the Japanese invasion
  • the Burma National Army, a pro-Japanese Second World War force, later pro-Allied
  • the Japanese Burma Area Army, a Japanese Second World War force

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Thomas Jacomb Hutton - World War II - Burma Army
... In 1942, he was appointed General Officer Commanding Burma Command, which was facing imminent invasion by Japanese troops ... Burma Army was subordinated to the American-British-Dutch-Australian Command, of which Wavell was Commander in Chief ... Hutton had already been superseded by General Harold Alexander as GOC of Burma Army, and appointed Alexander's Chief of Staff, an embarrassing appointment he held until Burma ...
Jingpo People - History
... and American units fighting the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II ... Following the end of World War II and Burma’s independence from Britain, long standing ethnic conflicts between frontier peoples such as the Kachin people and the ... (KIO) with its military wing, the Kachin Independent Army (KIA) was formed in 1961 ...

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