National Geographic : 1941 Nov
P.P.C. In the Shadow of Bangkok's Royal Palace Pagodas, the Thailand Army Parks Its Antiaircraft Guns from Sweden These 75-mm. Bofors guns were used when Thailand tried to annex parts of neighboring French Indo-China inthe fallof1940. After several frontier clashes, the two countries agreed to mediation by Japan, and Thailand received a strip of border territory. This country of15,000,000 Asiatics borders British Burma, near the Burma Road to China, and juts south into the Malay Peninsula, toward Singapore (map, page 662).