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The Burman Military: Holding the Country Together?
On March 2, 1962, the Burma Army under General Ne Win staged a coup. The principal reason given for this act was that the Union was endangered, hence forcing the military to act in order to "keep the country together". The implication was that the Federal Movement, or the move to amend the 1948 Constitution by the Shan (and ...
Yan Thu Gyi Ye, Le Si Inga Sin Hnin Tat Hmya Mya
(Communist Party of Burma, 1984)
Information on Burmese military, incluidng army, navy and airforce
Handwritten document detailing Burmese military units and their positions
Handwritten document given to Bertil Lintner regarding military units and their positions. Date unknown.
The Burmese Army, A Profile
Short Summary of Armed Groups in Burma, circa 1987. Includes descriptions of Army, Navy, and Air Force troops, plus para-military forces and warlord army.
Letter in Burmese about the military and Shan politics.
Burma's Military and the Construction of a Despotic Order: A Master's Thesis Proposal and Outline
Burma has been neglected by the outside world for quite some time, and as a result, the awareness and knowledge of its political system and politics is scanty, and worse, out-dated and marred by stereotyped images. For example, there still persists in writings on Burma, in academic journals even, the perception of the ...