First Anglo-Burmese War

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Historical Context Note

Following skirmishes on the Bengal-Burma border, the British Indian Army invaded the western coastal regions of Burma and took Rangoon and the Irrawady delta at the cost of some 15,000 Indian army lives.

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Citation:
Editors. "First Anglo-Burmese War". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4610, accessed 01 November 2014.]