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U.S. truck convoy travels the Ledo Road

To honor General Joseph Stilwell's part in the Burma campaign, Generalissimo Chiang Kaishek, who had forced "Vinegar Joe's" recall, last week named the newly opened Ledo-Burma highway Stilwell Road. The General was not present to see his dream of a new route from India to China come true. TIME Correspondent Theodore M. White, who was, cabled:

All other convoys will be different. Ours was the first. The sun was burning through the morning fog at Myitkyina [pronounced Myit-chi-nah] when we set out, 100-odd vehicles in line. The American drivers, white and colored alike, the...

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