Letters, Nov. 30, 1942

(This letter, written Aug. 14 by an American doctor, came a long way to a friend in the U.S. and was passed on to TIME. The doctor, H—, is doing medical work with Chinese troops in India.—ED.)

Below the Green Ceiling

Dear D—:

The unit to which we are temporarily attached is working exclusively for the Chinese soldiers still coming out of Burma. At the moment I am with a small advanced party which has moved up into the hills. We are in a hillmen's village ... in the middle of a vast tropical jungle....

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