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28 Feb 1944

  • All three battalions of the US 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional) arrived at the village of Tanja Ga in Burma about 22 miles east-northeast of Ningbyen. The village was the assembly area from which they would commence its campaign against the Japanese. Joseph Stilwell ordered the unit to begin marching toward Malawbum, 40 miles away, as soon as possible. The 2nd Battalion and 3rd Battalion would depart at dusk. ww2dbase [Battle of Myitkyina | Joseph Stilwell | Tanja Ga | CPC]
29 Feb 1944

  • 1st Battalion of US 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional) departed the village of Tanja Ga in Burma. ww2dbase [Battle of Myitkyina | Tanja Ga | CPC]

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