TITLE

Burmese battleground

AUTHOR(S)
Kelliher, A.
PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;3/16/92, Vol. 112 Issue 10, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Details the battle by the Burmese military to take Bu Thong Ridge. Government forces have made five unsuccessful frontal assaults since the battle began in December; Ethnic minorities have fought for 43 years for autonomy from a harsh military rule; Who the young warriors are; The State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC) deployed about 14,000 personnel for offensive; Minimal damage; A lull for the resistance comes in May.
ACCESSION #
9203161041

 

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