First Anglo-Burmese War (32 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 10.4.2: Hong Kong, Singaporean, Malaysian and Myanmar Writing and Culture.

Context

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.

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 11 December 2016.]