Burma Road 1943Â?44

Burma Road 1943Â?44

Myitkyina was a vital objective in the Allied re-conquest of Burma in 1943Â?44. Following the disastrous retreat from Burma in April 1942, China had become isolated from re-supply except for the dangerous air route for US transports over the Himalaya Mountains. The Burma Road, which ran from Lashio (south of Myitkyina) through the mountains to Kunming was closed as a supply route from Rangoon after the Japanese conquest. Without military assistance, China would… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (January 20, 2016)

Collection: Osprey Publishing

Page count: 96 pages

Language: English


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