Recollecting the Battle of Wan Hsa La

By Kanbawza Win

Nobody knows where the little Shan village of Wan Hsa La is or else the battle was ever fought there. It was in 1948 when a pitch battle was fought between the Burmese army (at that time it was not yet the pocket army of the dictators but under the able leadership of Brigadier Kyaw Zaw) together with the Chinese Communist troops dressed in Burmese army uniforms against the KMTs commanded by General Li Mi.


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