P-40's bomb Japanese installations near airdrome in Myitkyina Airdrome, Burma. P-40 airplane in flight. It flies over a field. An electricity tower in the field.
Medics cure patients at 42nd portable surgical hospital in Myitkyina Airdrome, Burma. A wounded soldier on a bed. Surgeon administers anesthetic to soldier's leg. Shell fragment is removed from the wound. The soldier's leg bandaged and plaster cast. Medics take the patient on a stretcher.
Chinese and United States officers sit in a shack in Myitkyina Airdrome, Burma. They consult maps on the table. A soldiers sits with a gun nearby them. Other talks on the phone. A soldier hears a hand radio. Soldiers talk amongst themselves. They point places in the map. Binoculars on the table.
Allied forces win Myitkyina airstrip in Myitkyina, Burma during World War II. A map of Burma highlights Myitkyina. Transport airplanes tow gliders over Myitkyina. An aerial view of Myitkyina airstrip. Gliders land on a field and U.S. and Chinese troops disembark. U.S. Army General Joseph Stilwell talks with U.S. Army General Frank Merrill on a field. A wrecked U.S. airplane on the field. A Japanese fighter overhead. U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Gordon Seagrave operates on a wounded soldier in a field hospital.
Capture of Myitkyina airfield by Allied Forces during Burma Campaign of World War II. Animated map highlights Myitkyina airfield in North Burma which is captured by Allied ground forces on 17th of May, 1944. USAAF (United States Army Air Forces) Waco CG-4 gliders parked at Shingbwiyang airfield. USAAF officer inspects a map. Airbase engineering equipment are loaded aboard gliders. Tow rope of glider is hooked up with USAAF C-47 Skytrain transport plane. Airborne engineers board the glider. C-47 tows CG-4. CG-4 makes a landing at Myitkyina airfield under Japanese machine gun fire. Another glider makes a crash landing. Airborne engineers exit the gliders on field. A pilot and an engineer of crashed glider are given plasma and first aid. Wounded men are evacuated. Bulldozers level the airfield. Chinese soldiers search for hidden Japanese snipers in area.
Securing the capture of Myitkyina airfield by Allied Forces during Burma Campaign of World War II. Allied soldiers at a command post near Myitkyina airfield. Soldiers sitting next to radio equipment. Chinese soldiers lined up awaiting signal at an airfield in India. U.S. 10th Troop Carrier Command C-47 Skytrain transports parked on airfield. Chinese airborne reinforcements and equipment are loaded aboard C-47. C-47s take off and head for Myitkyina. A C-47 lands and delivers Chinese reinforcements on Myitkyina airfield.