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The British had Pyin Oo Lwin (originally Maymyo) as their summers capitol in Burma and they constructed the railroad to connect them with Lashio in the northern part via the Gokteik.....
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Enrico Flynn, James Brown, William Prince, George Tobias.
It was a movie shot during the conflict and clearly had a very powerful anti-Japanese soundtrack. That was probably appropriate at the moment, but now seems strange and somewhat exaggerated to me. It was a fairly efficient martial arts movie, but its racial orientation and powerful commentaries against the Japans were disturbing.
Strategically, the US commandant (Errol Flynn) makes the same obvious strategic error as Custer at Little Bighorn and Chelmsford in Isandlwana - he unexplainably split up his troops when the enemy's dispositions were not known. In comparison to today's movies I found it a disappointment - but if you look at it in the light of its times, it is at least comprehensible.
Burma chosen by Foreign Minister as first goal for 2012
On 5 and 6 January, Foreign Minister William Hague will pay a three-day meeting in Burma with Burma's leading politicians, such as President Thein Sein, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and members of minority nationalities. Prior to his attendance, the Foreign Minister said: On the occasion of the meeting, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi sent a note to the Foreign Minister's Facebook page.
She' ll be meeting him while he's in Burma.