BURMA: Yogi v. Commissars

Nine months after attaining its independence, Burma was falling apart. A battle royal of rebellion, mutiny and murder surged around Rangoon. The government could not govern, the army scarcely knew whom to fight. Last week the guns of the Burmese Navy frigate Mayu drove rebels from Syriam, a town only a mile and a half from the capital.

Top government officials surveyed the ruins of their shattered Union from the relative safety of Windermere Park, Rangoon's most fashionable suburb, now known as "the Concentration Camp." Heavily armed guards patrol its four miles...

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