World: Flesh v. Machine

All day the bombers roared over Toungoo. When the Chinese soldiers gazed into the sky, they saw only the red daub of the Japs' rising sun on the wings. Not since the battle for Toungoo began had the Chinese seen an Allied plane.

The planes dropped bombs new to the Chinese: 50-lb. incendiaries which spattered phosphorus. Soldiers burned to death where they fought. Others stripped off their flaming khaki and fought naked, with wounds and burns open to the angry Burmese sun.

First into the native section of Toungoo, with its wooden houses, then...

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