World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF ASIA: Victory in Burma

The road to China was again open. The land blockade of China was pierced; now there was once more an overland route from India (see map). In the northern Burma Theater, Wanting finally fell and 10,000 ragged Japanese were driven back down the road to Lashio. Soldiers from China pushed on to join hands with soldiers from India.

Trucks were already moving supplies from the Ledo railhead over "Pick's Pike" to Myitkyina. The first convoy got through to Tengyueh in China via "Chiang's Lane," the narrow alternate roadway 50,000 coolies had hacked...

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