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Part 26: Chinese Expeditionary Forces’ counterattack in northern Myanmar and western Yunnan

In October, 1943, in order to recapture the Yunnan-Myanmar Road, China Expeditionary Forces, together with British and US troops, launched a counterattack against Japanese troops in northern Myanmar and western Yunnan. On October 14, 1943, Chinese Division 38 in India defeated Japanese Division 18 and entered northern Myanmar. At the beginning of 1944, the Chinese troops forced remnants of defeated Japanese troops to withdraw towards Mogaung Valley. More>>

1. Photo shows the report on the surprise attack on Myitkyina by Chinese and US allied forces on May 16, 1944.

2. Photo shows the telegram from Wei Lihuang, Commander of Chinese Expeditionary Forces, on the Army 8 deployment of forces in Battle of Songshan to Chiang Kai-shek on June 30, 1944.

3. Photo shows the report on the battle in Myitkyina from July to August, 1944.

4. Photo shows the situation map after Myitkyina was captured in August, 1944.

5. Photo shows the report on the Battle of Tengchong by the 20th Group Army from May to September, 1944.

6. Photo shows the report on the Chinese Expeditionary Forces' counterattack in northern Myanmar from May, 1944 to January, 1945.

7. Photo shows the military map of the battle in western Yunnan and northern Myanmar from October, 1943 to March, 1945.

8. Photo shows heavy machine gunner of Chinese Expeditionary Forces.

9. Photo shows Chinese Expeditionary Forces fighting their way across the Nujiang River.

1. Photo shows the report on the surprise attack on Myitkyina by Chinese and US allied forces on May 16, 1944.

2014-09-29 11:14 By: GMW.cn 

1. Photo shows the report on the surprise attack on Myitkyina by Chinese and US allied forces on May 16, 1944.

1. Photo shows the report on the surprise attack on Myitkyina by Chinese and US allied forces on May 16, 1944. (Photo provided by the Second Historical Archives of China)

[Editor:Fanhua]