World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF ASIA: Bustle in Burma

Dispatches from India noted the drying up in Burma of the monsoon rains. Over the radio crackled the words of Sir Rich ard Peirse, Commander in Chief of the British Air Force in India: "We stand in battle array, not only ready to meet the enemy, but waiting to go out and find him. . . . We have covered the face of India with airfields." Brigadier General Caleb V. ("Old Grizzly") Haynes, reviewing the job he has done in directing U.S. air attacks from India, declared that Burma was no fortress, that Japanese facilities...

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