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16 Aug 1942

  • In India, Joseph Stilwell departed Delhi for Ramgarh, the Chinese troops training site. ww2dbase [Joseph Stilwell | Delhi | CPC]
6 Sep 1942

  • Joseph Stilwell departed Delhi, India for Chongqing, China. ww2dbase [Joseph Stilwell | Delhi | CPC]
31 Dec 1943

  • During a meeting in Delhi, India, Joseph Stilwell successfully persuaded his superiors to give him command of the US 1688th Detachment, ousting British General Orde Wingate whose successful long range penetration operations directly led to the creation of the US unit. ww2dbase [Joseph Stilwell | Orde Wingate | Delhi | CPC]
8 Nov 1944

12 Nov 1944

  • Lieutenant-General Sir Oliver Leese was appointed Commander-in-Chief, Allied Land Forces South East Asia (ALFSEA). ww2dbase [Oliver Leese | Delhi | AC]

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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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