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Geographical Glossary

We have generally used the names that were current during World War II; since then, many place names have changed. Here is a list of the most important:

British North Borneo Indonesia
Burma Myanmar
Dutch East Indies Indonesia
Flores Indonesia
Formosa Taiwan
French Indo China Vietnam
Java Indonesia
Malaya Malaysia
Manchuria China
Siam Thailand
Sumatra Indonesia
Batavia Jakarta
Rangoon Yangon