Burma -- History -- Japanese occupation, 1942-1945
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
A collection of photocopies of approximately forty items dealing with Independent Burma, 1943-1945. The documents record the establishment of Independent Burma in August 1943 and continue with letters, memoranda and other papers dealing with the problems of continued Japanese occupation. The major figure is Dr. Ba Maw who was head of state in the Burmese government.
The papers consist of correspondence, topical files and photographs. Correspondence and topical files document David Hunter's attempts to prove that his post-war illnesses were service-related and to gain compensation. The photographs are of the Far East during World War II.