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Troops of the Japanese 15th Army preparing to cross into Burma, late Dec 1941Allied Theater commander Gen Joseph Stilwell and Chinese Gen Sun Li-jen, Burma (now Myanmar), 1942
Troops of the Japanese 15th Army preparing to cross into Burma, late Dec 1941Allied Theater commander Gen Joseph Stilwell and Chinese Gen Sun Li-jen, Burma (now Myanmar), 1942
Chinese soldier fighting in Burma, circa 1942Electrical equipment at the Yenangyaung oilfields being destroyed by retreating British troops, Burma, 15 Apr 1942
Chinese soldier fighting in Burma, circa 1942Electrical equipment at the Yenangyaung oilfields being destroyed by retreating British troops, Burma, 15 Apr 1942
British and Chinese troops on a British M3 Stuart tank after Chinese troops relieved 7,000 British troops who had been surrounded by the Japanese in the Battle of Yenangyaung, Burma (now Myanmar), 19 Apr 1942Commanding officer Liu Fangwu of the Chinese 113th Regiment. This regiment freed over 7,000 British troops, US missionaries, and US journalists in the Battle of Yenangyaung, Burma (now Myanmar), 19 Apr 1942
British and Chinese troops on a British M3 Stuart tank after Chinese troops relieved 7,000 British troops who had been surrounded by the Japanese in the Battle of Yenangyaung, Burma (now Myanmar), 19 Apr 1942Commanding officer Liu Fangwu of the Chinese 113th Regiment. This regiment freed over 7,000 British troops, US missionaries, and US journalists in the Battle of Yenangyaung, Burma (now Myanmar), 19 Apr 1942
Stilwell marching out of Burma, May 1942
Stilwell marching out of Burma, May 1942
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