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In addition, 4.6 million soldiers were captured, missing, or killed or presumed missing in units that failed to report. More » The battles of the World War I were fought across the globe from the fields of Flanders and France to the Russian plains and deserts of the Middle East. Burma has a strategic location, with India on the west and north, the Bay of Bengal in the south, China in the north, and Laos and Thailand on the east. Into this political vacuum stepped the Bolshevik Party, led by Vladimir Lenin (1870-24).

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