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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Chapter 9 "The invasion of Burma"., Feb 1949 - Aug 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/261

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Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 9 "The invasion of Burma" annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including Denis Kelly, William Deakin, WSC, Charles Wood, Sir Edward Marsh, 1st Lord Ismay, Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], [George] Gordon Allen, Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet], 1st Lord Wavell and Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall. Also includes some source material including: notes from Deakin; notes from Pownall on operations in Burma [later Myanmar] and the loss of Rangoon; maps of Burma; notes from Kelly on the Australian government's refusal to divert two divisions to Rangoon; and galley proofs of telegrams.


  • Creation: Feb 1949 - Aug 1950

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