Lost Footsteps
Lost Footsteps
Chinese forces approach Myitkyina in 1944
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1944

Chinese forces approach Myitkyina in 1944

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The photo shows troops of the 32nd Infantry Division preparing to attack Myitkyina. A joint American-Chinese operation (including "Merrill’s Marauders") captured Myitkyina in late 1944 from the Japanese after a long siege, opening the "Ledo" or "Stilwell" Road from India to China.

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