A film shows the Burma China road as vital link between China and Burma during World War II. The Chairman of Foreign Trade Commission K.P. Chen with other Chinese officials walk out of a building. The Chairman's car moves along the Burma Road. He inspects tung oil storage dump. Oil drums in the area. The Chairman and other Chinese officials walk over drums. Chinese workers load the oil drums on a truck. Trucks loaded with the drums leave the dump.
Activities in Mengshih, China near the Burma Road during World War II. Animated map shows the Burma Road and highlights Mengshih, Paoshan and the Huitang Bridge. Chinese men work for malaria control in Mengshih. The head of Anti-Malaria Institute of the Chinese Government Dr. Y.C. Yao looks through a microscope in his office. A sign reads 'Malaria Laboratory Rockefeller Foundation Chefang, Yunnan, China' at laboratory facility founded by the Rockefeller Foundation in 1939 with efforts from U.S. Secretary Henry Morgenthau. A Chinese doctor examines and treats a Chinese boy affected with malaria. Blood samples of children are taken from earlobe and put on slides, and then examined under a microscope in the laboratory. Chinese boys (the "health boys") fill pesticide spray cans and then spray pesticides in a narrow stream. Another worker spreads pesticide in powder form to control mosquitoes. A Chinese official instructs the boys working for malaria control. Chinese men inspect the area near bushes and inspect ladles filled with water samples. Chinese official Mr. Chen meets Mrs. Sweet, the wife of a Rockefeller Institute physician.
A film shows the Burma Road near Paoshan in Yunnan, China during World War II. Chinese workers at work on the Burma Road. Katchin men and women carry logs with loads on both the ends of the logs. Katchin women pose. A supply truck moves along the Burma Road.
A film shows the Burma Road near Paoshan in Yunnan, China during World War II. Animated map shows the Burma Road and highlights Paoshan and Huitung Bridge. U.S. supply trucks moves along the road. Water of the Salween River flows over rocks. Chinese laborers stand along the Burma Road. A supply truck moves along the Burma Road on the side of a mountain.
A film shows Shan tribe people near Paoshan in Yunnan, China. Shan tribe women carry poles on shoulders with load on both the ends. Tribesmen carry hut structures. Buddhist monks walk out of a building carrying clay pots. The brother and the chief aide of the local head gets into a car.
A film illustrates the importance of the Burma Road during World War II. Animated map highlights Kunming, Hsiakawan and Tali in China. Hsiakawan in Yunnan is depicted on the map as a vital link. U.S. Army trucks parked outside a building in Hsiakawan. U.S. and Chinese personnel work around a truck mounted crane. Chinese workers lined up outside the Burma Highway Administration Building in Hsiakawan. Chinese workers repair the trucks. A bulldozer in operation. The trucks move along the Burma Road.