From China Burma India to the Kwai

by W. Henderson

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  Experiencing War: China-Burma-India, WWII's Forgotten Theater (Stories from the Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress). The China-Burma-India Theater took a back seat to Europe and the Pacific in terms of manpower, resources and press coverage. But its stories of daring pilots who flew the hump of the mighty Himalayas, freewheeling guerrilla fighters known as Merrill s . But when Burma fell in , the Burma Road was severed. As the first step of the Allied offensive toward Japan, American general Joseph Stilwell reopened it, while, at the same time, keeping China supplied by air-lift from India and simultaneously driving the Japanese out of Burma. "The Burma Road" is about the Allied campaign in the China-Burma-India theatre during WW2. The main character is General Joseph (Vinegar Joe) Stillwell, the area commander. BR is quite well researched and gives a solid account of brutal jungle fighting and the battle just to survive the harsh South Asian s: But when Burma fell in , the Burma Road was severed. As the first step of the Allied offensive toward Japan, American general Joseph Stilwell reopened it, while, at the same time, keeping China supplied by air-lift from India and simultaneously driving the Japanese out of Burma/5(3).

Mr. Webster talked about his book, [The Burma Road: The Epic Story of the China-Burma-India Theater in World War II], published by Farrar Straus and Giroux. He read several passages from the book. Burma Road, highway linking Lashio, in eastern Burma (now Myanmar), with Kunming, in Yunnan province, China, a distance of 1, km ( miles).The Chinese began construction of the road after the outbreak of the Sino-Japanese War in and the occupation of the seacoast of China by the Japanese. Completed in , it functioned for three years as a vital supply route to the interior of. Join Pete as the Burma Warrior, and his fellow U.S. Army Air Force aviators, as they flew harrowing combat missions in the most god-awful theater of war: ng as a member of the th Troop Carrier Squadron, Pete participated in the very dangerous mission of gaining the first Allied toehold in northern Burma at the Battle. pages: 30 cm Examines the military and political events, battles, campaigns, and leaders of World War II in China, Burma, and India Includes bibliographical references (page ) and index.

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From China, Burma, India to the Kwai Hardcover – January 1, by W Henderson (Author) out of 5 stars 5 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $/5(5). From China, Burma, India to the Kwai Unknown Binding – January 1, by W/5(5).

From China Burma India to the Kwai - Illustrations book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. O & B Publishers Hardcover, copyright 1 4/5. From China, Burma, India to the Kwai. [W Henderson, Lt. Col.] -- An account of the forming and training of a WWII B Liberator Crew and their combat missions in the "unknown and forgotten" theater of war, the China Bruma India (CBI) theater.

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Title: From China Burma India to Kwai. Henderson pages history 16 pages -- photos ++Cover Illus. Note: Cover in color with B&W interior pages. Hard bound and Seller Rating: % positive. As the Imperial Japanese Army swept across China and South Asia at World War II's outset, closing all of China's seaports, more thanChinese laborers embarked on a seemingly impossible task: to cut a mile overland route -- the Burma Road -- from the southwest Chinese city of Kunming to Lashio, Burma.

But when Burma fell inthe Burma Road was severed.4/5(5). The harrowing story of one of the greatest chapters of World War IIthe building and defense of the Burma RoadThe Burma Road tells the extraordinary story of the China-Burma-India theater of operations during World War II. As the Imperial Japanese Army swept across China and South Asia at the war's outset--closing all of China's seaports--more thanChinese laborers embarked on a 4/5(5).

China Burma India Theater (CBI) was the United States military designation during World War II for the China and Southeast Asian or India–Burma (IBT) ional command of Allied forces (including US forces) in the CBI was officially the responsibility of the Supreme Commanders for South East Asia or China.

However, US forces in practice were usually overseen by General Joseph. The Burma Railway, also known as the Death Railway, the Siam–Burma Railway, the Thai–Burma Railway and similar names, is a kilometre ( mi) railway between Ban Pong, Thailand, and Thanbyuzayat, Burma, built by the Empire of Japan from – to supply troops and weapons in the Burma campaign of World War railway completed the rail link between Bangkok, Thailand.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for From China, Burma, India to the Kwai at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. China-Burma-India Theater: Stillwell's Mission to China (United States Army in World War II) by Charles F.

Romanus and Riley Sunderland | Jan 1, out of 5 stars 2. The Hump was the name given by Allied pilots in the Second World War to the eastern end of the Himalayan Mountains over which they flew military transport aircraft from India to China to resupply the Chinese war effort of Chiang Kai-shek and the units of the United States Army Air Forces (AAF) based in China.

Creating an airlift presented the AAF a considerable challenge in it had no. China, Burma, India book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Book 9 of the Time-Life World War II series/5(9). The book is divided into 3 sections: One on Burma itself and the other two on China and India respectively.

It has plenty of historical and cultural references & anecdotes on how Burma, china and India were connected in the past and how the present is shaping the future of the three nations/5(61).

China-Burma-India Theater book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. CMH Pub. United States Army in World War 2. Provides an acc /5(1). China Burma India-Where I Came In-Vol II book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Burma Road (Chinese: 滇缅公路) was a road linking Burma with the southwest of terminals were Kunming, Yunnan, and Lashio, was built while Burma was a British colony to convey supplies to China during the Second Sino-Japanese ting the flow of supplies on the road helped motivate the occupation of Burma by the Empire of Japan in Long Way Back to the River Kwai: Memories of World War II.

New York: Arcade Publishing () Webster, Donovan. The Burma Road: The Epic Story of the China-Burma-India Theater in World War II. New York: Straus & Giroux () Wigmore, Lionel. The Japanese Thrust - Australia in the War of Canberra: Australian War Memorial ().

It became popularized through the book and movie ''Bridge Over the River Kwai.'' ''The author of the book claims the book is fictional,'' Mr. Linamen said. the China-Burma-India Veterans. The China-Burma-India Theater of World War II Officially established 22 Junethe China-Burma-India Theater (CBI) is often referred to as The Forgotten Theater of World WarAmericans under arms at the height of World War II mobilization,only about(two percent) were assigned to the CBI Theater, making CBI Veterans are Unique.

more than just a slogan. Robert Kadel wrote original book, Volume 1. David Dale wrote Volume 2, with much of Kadels' Original work from original appearing in Volume 2. Contents.

"Where I Came In-- " in China, Burma, India, Robert James Kadel: Author: Robert James Kadel: Publisher: Turner Publishing Company, ISBN:Length: pages Reviews: 3.

- China, Burma, India by Don Moser; Time-life Books. You Searched For: ISBN: This is a used book in good condition and may show some signs of use or wear. This is a used book in good condition and may show some signs of use or wear.

Seller Inventory # mon More information about this seller | Contact this. Get this from a library. China, Burma, India. [Don Moser; Time-Life Books.] -- Examines the military and political events, battles, campaigns, and leaders of World War II in China, Burma, and India.

The Ledo Road (from Ledo, Assam, India to Kunming, Yunnan, China) was an overland connection between India and China, built during World War II to enable the Western Allies to deliver supplies to China and aid the war effort against Japan.

After the Japanese cut off the Burma Road in an alternative was required, hence the construction of the Ledo road. "The Burma Road tells the story of the China- Burma -India theater of operations during World War II. As the Imperial Japanese Army swept across China and South Asia at the war's outset - closing all of China's seaports - more thanChinese laborers embarked on a seemingly impossible task: to cut a seven-hundred-mile overland route - which would be called the Burma Road - from the.

Joseph Warren Stilwell (Ma – Octo ) was a United States Army general who served in the China Burma India Theater during World War caustic personality was reflected in the nickname "Vinegar Joe". Distrust of his Allies and a lack of resources meant Stilwell was continually forced to improvise.

He famously differed as to strategy, ground troops versus air power. Long Way Back to the River Kwai: Memories of World War II. New York: Arcade Publishing. Webster, Donovan (). The Burma Road: The Epic Story of the China-Burma-India Theater in World War II.

New York: Straus & Giroux. Wigmore, Lionel (). The Japanese Thrust - Australia in the War of Canberra: Australian War Memorial. China-Burma-India. [Don Moser] -- Examines the military and political events, battles, campaigns, and leaders of World War II in China, Burma, and India.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: Don Moser. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Get this from a library. The Burma Road: the epic story of the China-Burma-India theater in World War II. [Donovan Webster] -- From the Publisher: As the Imperial Japanese Army swept across China and South Asia at World War II's outset, closing all of China's seaports, more thanChinese laborers embarked on a.

Here, Fischer (American Studies/Notre Dame; Notre Dame Remembered, ) writes vividly of the ""Green Heir' of southeast Asia after Japan struck in WW II.

Chancy indeed was the Allied outlook when the Japanese military machine cut the Burma Road, thereby isolating China from the West while Japan advanced toward India. Fischer, who during the war was the army's official historian for the.china / burma / india. 'The Jungle Book', a military training manual for Allied forces fighting in the CBI Theatre, The title is a play on Rudyard Kipling's 'Jungle Book' ().The harrowing story of one of the greatest chapters of World War IIthe building and defense of the Burma Road The Burma Road tells the extraordinary story of the China-Burma-India theater of operations during World War II.

As the Imperial Japanese Army swept across China and South Asia at the war's outset--closing all of China's seaports--more thanChinese laborers embarked on a.