Burma retrospect and other sketches

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Ordered to leave India, the Judsons went to Rangoon, Burma, arriving on J September. Marriage of Aung San, commander of the Burma Independence Army, and Ma Khin Kyi, senior nurse of Rangoon General Hospital. June Aung San Suu Kyi born in Rangoon. July General Aung San assassinated. Suu Kyi is two years old.

Daw Khin Kyi appointed Burma's ambassador to India; Suu Kyi accompanies her mother. Retrospect is always a poor saviour when using it to criticizet happenings of long ago where those concerned are no longer able to defend themselves against sometimes malicious rumour MOre modern day examples of errors of judgement must be in conflicts like Irag and Falklands why we were there and why the Belgrano was sunk.

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