Evacuation of 'B' Battalion of U.S. 5307th Composite Unit ( nicknamed Merrill's Marauders) from Myitkyina, Burma to Ledo airstrip in Assam, India during World War II. A U.S. Army Air Force C-47 transport aircraft lands at Ledo airstrip in Assam. Litter cases are carried from the airplane to a clearing station. Ambulatory patients walk from the airplane to the clearing station. A soldier receives a hospital tag. Wounded ambulatory patients get into ambulances. An ambulance pulls away from a loading area.
Evacuation of 'B' Battalion of U.S. 5307th Composite Unit (nicknamed Merrill's Marauders) from Myitkyina, Burma to U.S. 20th General Hospital in Assam, India during World War II. Members of Merrill's Marauders with long beards pose for a photographer while seated outside the hospital building. Soldiers talk to each other. Patients on stretchers are carried out of U.S. Army Air Forces C-47 Skytrain. Ambulances arrive at U.S. 20th General Hospital. Men are either carried or walk from ambulances to the hospital.
Evacuation of 'B' Battalion of U.S. 5307th Composite Unit (nicknamed Merrill's Marauders ) from Myitkyina, Burma to U.S. 20th General Hospital in Assam, India during World War II. Wounded men are carried from ambulances to the interior of the hospital. A wounded soldier lies on a stretcher. A tag of a soldier. Men carry an imitation cake made of cardboard and decorated with candles to a patient. The patient blows out the candles and uncovers the cake to discover presents.
Wounded men of 'B' Battalion of U.S. 5307th Composite Unit (nicknamed Merrill's Marauders) being treated at U.S. 20th General Hospital in Assam, India during World War II. Wounded soldiers are treated for wounds by nurses and doctors. A doctor dresses an arm of a soldier. A wound on the back of a soldier is treated by a doctor.
British forces along with the Chindits units in India as they plan for their operations in Burma during World War 2. A ground crewman holds a flag marking the place where an arriving American C-47A airplane should park on the Hailakandi Airfield, Assam, India. British Major General Orde Charles Wingate steps from the plane. He is greeted by U.S. Army Air Forces Colonel Philip Cochran, Co-Commander of the1st Air Commando Group, and other American and British officers. General Wingate, flanked by Colonel Cochran and another officer, gives a detailed briefing to Officers, about plans for Burma operations. Later, Colonel Cochran conducts an additional briefing for enlisted personnel of the 1st Air Commando Group. General Wingate inspects Chindits units. Wingate looks over map spread on hood of a jeep and discusses it with British staff.
United States Army Air Force 80th Fighter Group 10th operates in Assam, India during World war II. An animated map shows places. U.S. soldiers carrying a bomb in a jeep advance towards an airfield. A United States Army Air Force P-40 aircraft parked on the airfield. Trees in the background. The soldiers convert depth charges to bombs. They load the bomb in the bomb bay of the airplane. The aircraft takes off from the airfield. Aircraft in flight.
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