CHINA: National Disgrace?

The Burma Road, ever since its opening in September 1938, has been the greatest racket in China. It has been, and still remains, both a national scandal and a national disgrace.

With a now-it-can-be-told flick of the typewriter, Chicago Daily Newsman Leland Stowe thus began a sensational dispatch on the No. 1 bottleneck of Allied world strategy.

Ever since it became a traveler's legend, the Burma Road has been a headache to the men who run it. Torrential rains, merciless bombing, malaria, red tape, British blockade, and technical ignorance have cursed the life...

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