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Part 24: Chinese expeditionary force in Myanmar

The Yunnan-Burma (now called Myanmar) Road linking southwest China’s Yunnan Province and Myanmar was a significant international passageway to transport strategic supplies to the Chinese home front in the war against Japanese aggression. Japanese military attempted to cut off this road to threat the rear areas of China before it initiated the Pacific War. More>>

1. Photo shows the report from Li Wei, Chief of Staff of Guilin Battalion, on enemy situation in Myanmar to Ho Ying-chin, Chief of the General Staff, on March 22, 1942.

2. Photo shows the cipher telegram from Hou Teng, Chief of the Liaison Office of Chinese Expeditionary Force, on battle situation to Chiang Kai-shek on March 23, 1942.

3. Photo shows the cipher telegram from Tu Yue-ming, Commander of Chinese Expeditionary Force, on battle situation to Chiang Kai-shek on March 25, 1942.

4. Photo shows the report from Xiao Yisu, Chief of Staff of Chinese Expeditionary Force, on battle situation to Ho Ying-chin, Chief of the General Staff, and Xu Yongchang on March 26, 1942.

5. Photo shows the cipher telegram from Tu Yue-ming, Commander of the Fifth Army of Chinese Expeditionary Force, on the pullout of British and Indian troops to Chiang Kai-shek on March 27, 1942.

6. Photo shows the marching map of Division 200 of Chinese Expeditionary Force in Toungoo areas from March 29 to 31, 1942.

7. Photo shows the Chinese Expeditionary Force heading towards Myanmar.

8. Photo shows Sun Li-jen (L), Commander of Division 38, and Mountbatten, Commander in chief of the Southeast Asian Allies, inspecting the frontline at Hukawng Valley.

9. Photo shows Liu Fangwu, Commander of Regiment 113 of Division 38.

1. Photo shows the report from Li Wei, Chief of Staff of Guilin Battalion, on enemy situation in Myanmar to Ho Ying-chin, Chief of the General Staff, on March 22, 1942.

2014-09-29 10:21 By: GMW.cn 

1. Photo shows the report from Li Wei, Chief of Staff of Guilin Battalion, on enemy situation in Myanmar to Ho Ying-chin, Chief of the General Staff, on March 22, 1942.

1. Photo shows the report from Li Wei, Chief of Staff of Guilin Battalion, on enemy situation in Myanmar to Ho Ying-chin, Chief of the General Staff, on March 22, 1942. (Photo provide by Second Historical Archives of China)

[Editor:Fanhua]