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  Aung San Suu Kyi timeline
23-year-old Rangoon student Aung San, later the father of Aung San Suu Kyi, becomes general secretary of a freedom party, Dobama Asiayone (Our Burma Union)      
Aung San and some revolutionary colleagues (the Thirty Comrades) receive military training in Japan, aiming to evict the British from Burma      
1941 December 28
Burmese politician Aung San raises a Burma Independence Army in Thailand to support the imminent Japanese invasion of his country       
1942  January
Aung San's Burma Independence Army enters Burma as part of the Japanese invasion       
1942  May
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Burma becomes the last in the series of important southeast Asian territories to fall into Japanese hands      
1942  May
William Slim gets the remaining British forces back to India from Burma, in a fighting withdrawal that lasts two months