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World War, 1939-1945 -- Burma

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Burmese Archive collection

Call Number: MS 113

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.

Dates: 1943-1945

Henry B. White papers

Call Number: MS 1645
Abstract: The papers consist of letters written by Henry B. White to his wife, Dorothy Welch White, during World War II. The correspondence details White's military experiences, covering such topics as his basic training in the United States and subsequent postings in Morocco, Northern Africa, India, and Burma. The letters contain detailed descriptions of military training and camp life, the flora and fauna of Africa and India, and Sikh and Hindu rituals. Also included are four letters from George...
Dates: 1943-1993, bulk 1943-1945