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|DescriptionSao Shwe Thaik and Hubert Elvin Rance.jpg||
English: Burma's Independence Day. The British governor, Hubert Elvin Rance, left , and Burma's first president, Sao Shwe Thaik, stand at attention as the new nation's flag is raised on January 4, 1948.
|Source||Government of Burma|
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|This work formerly enjoyed copyright in Myanmar but is now in the public domain because its term of copyright has expired. According to the Copyright Act 1914 of Myanmar:
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|Image title||16 Jan 1948, Rangoon, Burma --- Republic of Burma is Born. Rangoon, Burma: Sir Hubert Rance (left), last British governor, and Sao Shwe Thaik, first president of the New Republic of Burma, stand at attention as the new flag is raised outside the Constituent Assembly Building during ceremonies marking the Burmese independence. Janaury 16, 1948. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS|
|Headline||Burmese Independence Ceremony|
|Original transmission location code||12614740|
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