End of Empire100 days in 1945 that changed Asia and the world.

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  • Special Burma Edition: Aftermath

    On 13 November 1945, 100 tumultuous days had passed since the dropping of the atomic bomb at Hiroshima. One thousand days later, on 9 August 1948, the forces that had been set in train by Japan’s defeat and surrender continued to shape the face of Asia.
    Whereas Thailand had firmly reoriented to a pro-Western stance by 1948, Burma was increasingly isolated. The country had become independent on 4 January 1948 as the Union of Burma, which incorporated … (to continue reading Cribb and Li’s aftermath, click the link below)

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