MPAJA

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MPAJAMalayan Peoples' Anti-Japanese Army (World War II resistance movement)
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While some Malayan civil servants and intellectuals cooperated with the Japanese, the predominantly Chinese Malaysian Communist Party (MCP) formed the Malayan Peoples' Anti-Japanese Army (MPAJA) which became an effective guerilla force, tying down thousands of Japanese troops until 1945.