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Burmese and Chinese laborers using basic hand tools to create the Burma Road out of thick forests on steep hillsides and swampy flatlands, 1937C-46 Commando being fueled for flight
Burmese and Chinese laborers using basic hand tools to create the Burma Road out of thick forests on steep hillsides and swampy flatlands, 1937C-46 Commando being fueled for flight 'over the hump' from Chabua, India to Kunming, China, 1943. Note 3 blade props of early C-46 models
Curtiss C-46 Commando aircraft flying over C-46 Commando aircraft flying over the Himalaya Mountains, 1943-1945
Curtiss C-46 Commando aircraft flying over 'the hump' from Burma to China over the eastern Himalayas, 1942-1943C-46 Commando aircraft flying over the Himalaya Mountains, 1943-1945
Curtiss C-46 Commando flying over “The Hump” between China, Northern Burma (now Myanmar), and eastern India, 1944.Jeep working the Ledo Road assigned to the pipeline project that built a fuel pipeline to China alongside the Ledo Road, 1944
Curtiss C-46 Commando flying over “The Hump” between China, Northern Burma (now Myanmar), and eastern India, 1944.Jeep working the Ledo Road assigned to the pipeline project that built a fuel pipeline to China alongside the Ledo Road, 1944
Maintenance work at the Kunming airfield in Yunnan Province, China, circa 1944The 24-Turns section of the Kunming-Chungking (Chongqing) Road in China climbs 650 vertical feet using 1.8 miles of road to cover one-quarter of that distance laterally, Guizhou Province, China, 1944, photo 1 of 2
Maintenance work at the Kunming airfield in Yunnan Province, China, circa 1944The 24-Turns section of the Kunming-Chungking (Chongqing) Road in China climbs 650 vertical feet using 1.8 miles of road to cover one-quarter of that distance laterally, Guizhou Province, China, 1944, photo 1 of 2
The 24-Turns section of the Kunming-Chungking (Chongqing) Road in China climbs 650 vertical feet using 1.8 miles of road to cover one-quarter of that distance laterally, Guizhou Province, China, 1944, photo 2 of 2Curtiss C-46 Commando transport aircraft taking a break from flying “The Hump” at Chabua Field, India, circa Feb 1944
The 24-Turns section of the Kunming-Chungking (Chongqing) Road in China climbs 650 vertical feet using 1.8 miles of road to cover one-quarter of that distance laterally, Guizhou Province, China, 1944, photo 2 of 2Curtiss C-46 Commando transport aircraft taking a break from flying “The Hump” at Chabua Field, India, circa Feb 1944
General Joseph Stilwell holding a roadside conference with Brigadier General Lewis Pick whose engineers were instrumental in the completion of the Burma Road, Burma, 1944.American and Chinese troops resting next to a truck in the first convoy on the Ledo Road from India and Burma into China, early 1945
General Joseph Stilwell holding a roadside conference with Brigadier General Lewis Pick whose engineers were instrumental in the completion of the Burma Road, Burma, 1944.American and Chinese troops resting next to a truck in the first convoy on the Ledo Road from India and Burma into China, early 1945
Chinese children celebrating on top of a Jeep, circa 1945; the occasion was either the opening of Ledo Road or victory over JapanCivilians of Kunming, Yunnan Province, China celebrating the arrival of the first convoy across the Ledo Road, early 1945
Chinese children celebrating on top of a Jeep, circa 1945; the occasion was either the opening of Ledo Road or victory over JapanCivilians of Kunming, Yunnan Province, China celebrating the arrival of the first convoy across the Ledo Road, early 1945
Civilians of Kunming, Yunnan Province, China watching as the first convoy across the Ledo Road arrived, early 1945, photo 1 of 2Civilians of Kunming, Yunnan Province, China watching as the first convoy across the Ledo Road arrived, early 1945, photo 2 of 2
Civilians of Kunming, Yunnan Province, China watching as the first convoy across the Ledo Road arrived, early 1945, photo 1 of 2Civilians of Kunming, Yunnan Province, China watching as the first convoy across the Ledo Road arrived, early 1945, photo 2 of 2
Late version of the Mile Zero signpost of the Stilwell Road at Ledo, Assam, India, 1945Sign post at Mong Yu, Burma (now Myanmar) at the Chinese border marking the joining of the newer Ledo Road with the previous Burma Road, 1945
Late version of the Mile Zero signpost of the Stilwell Road at Ledo, Assam, India, 1945Sign post at Mong Yu, Burma (now Myanmar) at the Chinese border marking the joining of the newer Ledo Road with the previous Burma Road, 1945
The first convoy to use new Ledo Rd at Mile Zero marker at the railhead of Ledo, India, Jan 12, 1945.  The Ledo Road connected with the old Burma Road as part of the effort to truck supplies to Kunming, ChinaAmerican- and Chinese-manned M4 Sherman tanks on the Burma Road, circa 1945
The first convoy to use new Ledo Rd at Mile Zero marker at the railhead of Ledo, India, Jan 12, 1945. The Ledo Road connected with the old Burma Road as part of the effort to truck supplies to Kunming, ChinaAmerican- and Chinese-manned M4 Sherman tanks on the Burma Road, circa 1945

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