World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF ASIA: Brighter Picture

The Japanese rush into Manipur, India's easternmost state, had apparently reached its peak, was receding before British attack. In North Burma General Joseph W. Stilwell's columns pushed slowly along the Ledo Road toward China. Airborne British and Indian Raiders, recently reinforced, roamed through the Japanese rear, slashing and wrecking.

The Admiral Explains. As the outlook brightened, Admiral the Lord Louis Mountbatten finally acknowledged the public dissatisfaction, confusion and concern, took unusual steps to explain. When specific questions were submitted by the A.P., American and British leaders in Ceylon headquarters conferred two days. Then Mountbatten answered the questions and added a...

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