The Burma Road, a vital link between Lashio, Burma and Kunming, China during World War II. Animated map shows a split in the Burma Road on the Burmese border with one branch leading to Lashio and other to Bhamo in Burma. A bridge over a river. Burmese laborers pull carts loaded with supply crates at a rail road station in Lashio.
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.
A film titled 'Under Heaven all is one Family' illustrates the importance of the Burma Road during World War II. A globe spins. Animated map of China depicts the distance of Singapore from the U.S. and highlights Rangoon. The map further highlights Burma, China, Indo-China and Thailand. The Burma Road is presented as a vital link between Lashio, Burma, and Kunming, China during World War II.
A film illustrates the importance of the Burma Road during World War II. The Burma Road is represented as a vital link between Lashio, Burma and Kunming, China during World War II. Chinese laborers are building the Burma Road. A laborer hammers a rock. Trucks move along a mountain road. Chinese men and women farmers work on a farm.
A film illustrates the importance of the Burma Road during World War II. The Burma Road is presented as a vital link between Lashio, Burma and Kunming, China. A mountainous terrain. Supply trucks parked along the side of the road. Army trucks move along the mountain road.
Japanese invasion of China. Chinese soldiers blow the trumpet. Young men march in a field. Young men register in the Army. Millions of young people answer the call to fight for China. Volunteers from south, north, east and west China to form the people's army. Men and women with their children leave to join the forces. Drumming sound. New recruits train and perform a drill to drum beats. Soldiers practice martial arts, rifle handling, and shooting. Others train to care for the sick and wounded. Women soldiers in uniform. They learn to fire a gun. Pilots crowd around an officer. Planes in the background. Men from other countries prepare to fight for China. U.S. Colonel Claire Chennault of the American Volunteer Group Flying Tigers, talks to his men. The Curtiss P-40 Warhawks with the shark face emblems take off. Chinese soldiers march. Japan: Japanese officials in a meeting. Japanese troops penetrate China along the rivers. They rebuild destroyed rail roads using slave labor. A map depicts the Japanese strategy of cutting off Chinese supply lines. Japanese warships blockade the coast with the aim to isolate China. Japanese occupied ports in China. Japanese warships and boats in a Chinese port. Gas plants, gun factories and planes. Indochina map: The narrow gauge railway from sea to Kunming and a truck road to Chungking. The camel trail from Russia across the Gobi Desert. The railroad from Rangoon to Lashio in Burma.