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Burmese War, Second

The Second Anglo-Burmese War took place in 1852. It was one of the three wars that were fought between Burma and the British during the 19th century. This war began over a number of minor issues related to the Treaty of Yandaboo between the countries. The war ended with the British annexing Pegu province and renaming it Lower Burma.


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