- (AFO)Term used by the British to refer to underground networks of Thakins, young military officers and members of the Communist Party of Burma who prepared for an uprising against the Japanese, working closely with Force 136. Prominent AFO leaders were Aung San, Thakin Than Tun, and Thakin Soe. Operating between August 1944 and May 1945, the AFO was the precursor of the Anti-Fascist People's Freedom League (AFPFL).
Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar). Donald M. Seekins . 2014.
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