Chinese troops of the 38th Infantry Division are seen moving through Jungles with pack animals carrying supplies as they advance toward key city of Bhamo, in Burma, during World War 2. A map shows the area, highlighting cities of Rangoon, Mandalay, and Bhamo. Using small assault boats, the Chinese troops cross a river near outskirts of Bhamo. American officers, working with the Chinese, consult a map as they plot the attack. Chinese artillerymen begin a barrage, as their infantry advance. Allied P-47 aircraft bomb Japanese positions only a few hundred yards in front of advancing Chinese infantry. Chinese troops make their way through bombed and burning areas. Severely damaged Buddhist Temple is seen. Lieutenant General Daniel I. Sultan, U.S. Commander in Burma and India,inspects the captured city. Chinese troops raise their flag over the city.
American and Chinese forces advance towards Bhamo while the British force advance towards Katha. Bhamo is bombarded by planes and artillery and infantry storm the city.14 November 1944.
Chinese troops pass on Bhamo-Namham Road, Burma during World War II. Pack mule train of Chinese 30th Division passes over steepest part of the road on their way from Bhamo to Namham. Chinese engineers work on a blown out bridge.
The Burma Road, a vital link between Lashio, Burma and Kunming, China during World War II. Chinese officers walk down the stairs of a building. Mr. Chen and other Chinese officials inspect ruins on the way to Bhamo, Burma soon after the bombing of the Intercontinental Company by the enemy. The officials examine a wrecked plane. The bombing interrupts the traffic on the Burma Road. Chinese laborers repair the Burma Road after the bombings. Cars and trucks move along the Burma Road. Animated map of the Burma Road highlights Bhamo in Burma.
U.S. 475th Infantry in Burma during the Burma Campaign of World War II. Chinese and U.S. soldiers with pack mules of the 35th Quartermaster pack train walk along a road. 475th Infantry soldiers march into Man-Tha, south of Bhamo. The soldiers are tired and sweating after a 18 mile march through a jungle.
Animated map of India and Burma shows locations Myitkyina and Bhamo. Pontoons are hauled by trailer trucks along the Burma Road. The transport hampered as semi-trailers wide to cross the roads easily. Chinese troops bring pontoons by train. Chinese troops build a bridge over the Irrawaddy River. Construction work in progress. United States troops work.