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55th Division (Imperial Japanese Army)
The 55th Division (第55師団, Dai-gojūgo Shidan) was an infantry division of the Imperial Japanese Army. Its call sign was the "Sou" Division (壮兵団, Sou Heidan).It was formed on 10 July 1940 at Zentsūji, simultaneously with 51st, 52nd, 54th, 56th, and 57th divisions. The formation nucleus was the headquarters of the 11th division. Its manpower came primarily from the four prefectures of Shikoku
Shikoku
island. The 55th division was initially assigned to Central District Army. In 1941, the division was assigned to 15th army and participated in the Japanese conquest of Burma. The division have 143rd regiment detached to capture separately Dawei
Dawei
(Tavoy) and Myeik (Mergui), while the main divisional body has captured Mawlamyine
Mawlamyine
(Moulmein) 31 January 1942. In March 1942, division fought for 14 days around the city of Taungoo
Taungoo
against weakened Chinese 200th division
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Empire Of Japan
The Empire of Japan
Japan
(大日本帝國, Dai Nippon Teikoku, literally meaning "Great Japanese Empire")[9] was the historical nation-state[nb 2] and great power that existed from the Meiji Restoration
Meiji Restoration
in 1868 to the enactment of the 1947 constitution of modern Japan.[1] Japan's rapid industrialization and militarization under the slogan Fukoku Kyōhei (富國強兵, "Enrich the Country, Strengthen the Armed Forces") led to its emergence as a world power and the establishment of a colonial empire
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Rakhine State
Rakhine State
Rakhine State
(/rəˈkaɪn/; Burmese: ရခိုင်ပြည်နယ်; MLCTS: ra.hkuing pranynay, Rakhine pronunciation [ɹəkʰàiɴ pɹènè]; Burmese pronunciation: [jəkʰàiɴ pjìnɛ̀]; formerly Arakan) is a state in Myanmar
Myanmar
(Burma). Situated on the western coast, it is bordered by Chin State
Chin State
to the north, Magway Region, Bago Region
Bago Region
and Ayeyarwady Region
Ayeyarwady Region
to the east, the Bay of Bengal
Bay of Bengal
to the west, and the Chittagong Division
Chittagong Division
of Bangladesh
Bangladesh
to the northwest. It is located approximately between latitudes 17°30' north and 21°30' north and east longitudes 92°10' east and 94°50' east
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Japanese Conquest Of Burma
Axis victoryEnd of British rule in Burma Establishment of the State of BurmaTerritorial changes Japanese occupation of Burma Thai occupation of Shan StateBelligerentsAllies:  British Empire United Kingdom British India British Burma China  United StatesAxis:  Japan Burma National Army ThailandCommanders and leaders Archibald Wavell Thomas Hutton Harold Alexander Luo Zhuoying Shojiro Iida J.R
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Dawei
Dawei (Burmese: ထားဝယ်မြို့; MLCTS: hta: wai mrui., pronounced [dəwɛ̀ mjo̰]; Mon: ဓဝဲါ, [həwài]; Thai: ทวาย, RTGS: Thawai, pronounced [tʰā.wāːj]; formerly known as Tavoy) is a city in south-eastern Myanmar and is the capital of the Tanintharyi Region, formerly known as the Tenasserim Division, about 614.3 km (381.7 mi) south of Yangon on the northern bank of the Dawei River. Population (2004 estimate), 139,900. It is at 14.09°N 98.20°E. Dawei is a port at the head of the Dawei River estuary, 30 km (18.6 mi). from the Andaman Sea
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Myeik, Myanmar
Myeik (Burmese: မြိတ်မြို့; MLCTS: mrit mrui., pronounced [mjeɪʔ mjo̰] or [beɪʔ mjo̰]; Mon: ဗိက်, [pòik]; Thai: มะริด, RTGS: Marit, pronounced [má(ʔ).rít]), formerly Mergui
Mergui
(/mɜːrˈɡwiː/), is a city in Tanintharyi Region
Tanintharyi Region
in Myanmar
Myanmar
(Burma), located in the extreme south of the country on the coast of an island on the Andaman Sea. As of 2010[update] the estimated population was over 209,000.[1] The area inland from the city is a major smuggling corridor into Thailand
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Mawlamyine
Mawlamyine
Mawlamyine
(also spelled Mawlamyaing; Mon: မတ်မလီု pronounced [mo̤t məlɜ̤m]; Burmese: မော်လမြိုင်မြို့; MLCTS: mau la. mruing mrui.; pronounced [mɔ̀ləmjàiɴ mjo̰]), formerly Moulmein, is the fourth largest city of Myanmar
Myanmar
(Burma),[3][4] 300 km south east of Yangon
Yangon
and 70 km south of Thaton, at the mouth of Thanlwin
Thanlwin
(Salween) River
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Taungoo
Taungoo
Taungoo
(Burmese: တောင်ငူမြို့; MLCTS: taung ngu mrui., pronounced [tàʊɴŋù mjo̰]; S'gaw Karen: တီအူ; also spelled Toungoo), is a District level city in the Bago Region
Bago Region
of Myanmar, 220 km from Yangon, towards the north-eastern end of the division, with mountain ranges to the east and west. The main industry is in forestry products, with teak and other hardwoods extracted from the mountains. The city is known for its areca palms, to the extent that a Burmese proverb for unexpected good fortune is equated to a "betel lover winning a trip to Taungoo". The city is famous in Burmese history for the Taungoo Dynasty
Taungoo Dynasty
which ruled the country for over 200 years between the 16th and 18th centuries
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Burma Campaign 1942–43
Allies:  British Empire[a] United Kingdom British India British Burma United StatesAxis: Japan State of Burma Azad Hind ThailandCommanders and leaders Archibald Wavell Noel Irwin George Giffard Shojiro Iida Masakazu Kawabe Charun Rattanakun Seriroengrit Ba MawCasualties and losses ~6,500 casualties[b] 1,800+ casualties[c]v t e Burma
Burma
CampaignJapanese conquest of BurmaBilin River Sittang Bridge Pegu Taukkyan Yunnan-
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New Guinea
New Guinea
New Guinea
(Tok Pisin: Niugini; Dutch: Nieuw-Guinea; German: Neuguinea; Indonesian: Papua or, historically, Irian) is a large island off the continent of Australia. It is the world's second-largest island, after Greenland, covering a land area of 785,753 km2 (303,381 sq mi), and the largest wholly or partly within the Southern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere
and Oceania. The eastern half of the island is the major land mass of the independent state of Papua New Guinea
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Sittwe
Sittwe
Sittwe
(Burmese: စစ်တွေမြို့; MLCTS: cac twe mrui.; Burmese pronunciation: [sɪʔtwè mjo̰]; formerly Akyab) is the capital of Rakhine State, Myanmar
Myanmar
(Burma). Sittwe, pronounced site-tway in the Rakhine language, is located on an estuarial island created at the confluence of the Kaladan, Mayu, and Lay Mro rivers emptying into the Bay of Bengal. The city has 181,000 inhabitants (2006). It is the administrative seat of Sittwe Township and Sittwe District.Contents1 Etymology 2 History 3 Demographics 4 Attractions 5 Climate 6 Education 7 Economy 8 Sport 9 Other 10 Image gallery 11 See also 12 References 13 External linksEtymology[edit] The name Sittwe
Sittwe
is the Burmese version of Rakhine Saite-Twêy (literally, "the place where the war meets")
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Mayu
The Mayu
Mayu
is a river in Rakhine State, Myanmar
Myanmar
(Burma). The river and its surrounding region, known as the Mayu
Mayu
region or Mayu
Mayu
peninsula, is named after the nearby Mayu
Mayu
Mountain. It was formerly known as the Manlayuwaddy River. It is the third most used river in Rakhine State, and is 96 miles (154 kilometers) long and drains into the Bay of Bengal, near Sittwe. It passes through Buthidaung, Rathedaung
Rathedaung
and Sittwe
Sittwe
Township.[1] References[edit]^ " Mayu
Mayu
River -". Arakanrivers.net. Retrieved 21 November 2014. This article related to a river in Myanmar
Myanmar
is a stub
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Myanmar
Myanmar
Myanmar
(Burmese: [mjəmà]),[nb 1][8] officially the Republic
Republic
of the Union of Myanmar
Myanmar
and also known as Burma, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia. Myanmar
Myanmar
is bordered by India
India
and Bangladesh
Bangladesh
to its west, Thailand
Thailand
and Laos
Laos
to its east and China
China
to its north and northeast. To its south, about one third of Myanmar's total perimeter of 5,876 km (3,651 mi) forms an uninterrupted coastline of 1,930 km (1,200 mi) along the Bay of Bengal
Bay of Bengal
and the Andaman Sea. The country's 2014 census counted the population to be 51 million people.[9] As of 2017, the population is about 54 million.[5] Myanmar is 676,578 square kilometres (261,228 square miles) in size
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Imperial Japanese Army
The Imperial Japanese Army
Army
(IJA; 大日本帝國陸軍 Dai-Nippon Teikoku Rikugun; " Army
Army
of the Greater Japanese Empire") was the official ground-based armed force of the Empire of Japan
Empire of Japan
from 1868 to 1945. It was controlled by the Imperial Japanese Army
Army
General Staff Office and the Ministry of War, both of which were nominally subordinate to the Emperor of Japan
Emperor of Japan
as supreme commander of the army and the navy. Later an Inspectorate General of Aviation became the third agency with oversight of the army
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Irrawaddy River
The Irrawaddy River
Irrawaddy River
or Ayeyarwady River (Burmese: ဧရာဝတီမြစ်; MLCTS: erawa.ti mrac, pronounced [ʔèjàwədì mjɪʔ], also spelt Ayeyarwaddy) is a river that flows from north to south through Myanmar. It is the country's largest river and most important commercial waterway. Originating from the confluence of the N'mai and Mali rivers,[4] it flows relatively straight North-South before emptying through the Irrawaddy Delta
Irrawaddy Delta
into the Andaman Sea. Its drainage basin of about 404,200 square kilometres (156,100 sq mi) covers a large part of Burma. After Rudyard Kipling's poem, it is sometimes referred to as 'The Road to Mandalay'. As early as the sixth century, the river was used for trade and transport. Having developed an extensive network of irrigation canals, the river became important to the British Empire
British Empire
after it had colonized Burma
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Thirty-Eighth Army (Japan)
The Japanese 38th Army (第38軍, Dai-sanjyūhachi gun) was an army of the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II.Contents1 History 2 List of commanders2.1 Commanding officer 2.2 Chief of Staff3 References3.1 Books4 External linksHistory[edit] The Indochina Garrison Army (印度支那駐屯軍, Indoshina Chutongun) was formed on September 9, 1942 under the Southern Expeditionary Army Group following the Japanese invasion and occupation of French Indochina. On November 12, 1944, with the threat of possible landings of Allied forces to retake French Indochina increasing, the organizational structure of the Southern Expeditionary Army changed, and the Indochina Garrison Army was re-designated the Japanese Thirty-Eighth Army
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