A film based on the problem of getting supplies to China from Calcutta, India during World War II. An aerial view of ships docking at a harbor in Calcutta, India. Civilians walk on the streets in Calcutta. Cargo ships and boats docked at a harbor. A crane hoists containers. Native laborers at a U.S. jeep assembly line. U.S. officials instruct the laborers. Assembled jeeps lined up in Calcutta Park. Lack of storage facilities shows outdoor storage area with large crates stacked after unloading. Army trucks move along a road to U.S. Army Air Force 28th Air Depot near Calcutta. Trucks and vehicles lined up outside the 28th Air Depot.
A film based on getting U.S. supplies to China from Calcutta, India during World War II. An animated map highlights Calcutta in India, Santahar and Parbatipur in Bangladesh. A train loaded with U.S. jeeps and trucks. The trucks and a jeep driven onto flat railroad cars. A train moves on a track. U.S. troops board boats on the banks of the Brahamputra River and are ferried to Pandu. A barge loaded with railroad cars moves towards the ferry point of Pandu. An animated map connects Parbatipur with Dhubri, Pandu and Chabua. Chabua is ultimately connected to Kunming in China. U.S. troops sort and unload supplies at Chabua satellite field.
Allied supplies reach China for an action against Japanese in China. Allied officers outside a building in China as supplies from India are unloaded from trucks. Boxes piled up in a room. Shells and barrels in a field. A jeep being loaded onto a plane in Calcutta, India. Planes take off. Aircraft in flight. It flies over snow covered mountains. Aerial view of a river. A United States Army Air Force plane comes in for landing in China. Equipment being unloaded from the plane.
A film based on problems of getting U.S. supplies to China from Calcutta, India during World War II. U.S. trucks and jeeps parked at U.S. 28th Air Depot in Calcutta. Indian laborers unload supply crates from the trucks. The supply crates are transported to a dock. A barge at a dock in the Hooghly River. The laborers unload crates from a truck onto a rail road car. A train heads for Santahar. Native laborers unload supplies from the train in Santahar. Heavy trailers on flat rail road cars. The laborers carry gasoline drums on poles. They work around railroad tank cars. The laborers load boxcars with supplies.
Allied action against Japanese in China. Supplies are loaded in a freight ship as it leaves for China from Calcutta, India. Body of trucks loaded onto flat rail road cars. Trucks lined up. Men load bags onto freight trains. They roll down barrels. Tankers are filled with oil. Trucks carry supplies. A freight ship arrives at a port.
A film titled 'Coming Kunming' based on the problem of getting supplies to China and the activities of U.S. Troop Carrier Command during World War II. Japanese troops march into a Chinese town during Sino-Japanese war. They advance during an invasion. A map highlights the Burma Road linking Burma with China and Kunming, Yunnan and Lashio as its terminals. A Chinese woman works on the road. Trucks move along the road. The Ledo Road as an alternative to the Burma Road which had been cut by the Japanese Army. U.S. Army Air Force B-24 Liberator bombers in flight over the Himalayan Mountains. Inadequate dock facilities in Calcutta, India. A map details transportation problem. Native labor is used for the construction of a U.S. air base in India. Building of rail road lines. Chinese laborers work in China. Cargo ships underway at sea.