The Salween Campaign against Japanese forces in Yunnan Province, during World War II
China Date:1944, May Duration:1 min 38 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The Nationalist Chinese Salween Campaign against Japanese forces in Western Yunnan Province, during World War 2. Kuomintang (KMT) Chinese Air Force airplanes drop bombs on Japanese positions in valley near Salween River. U.S.Army Air Forces C-47 aircraft of the Air Transport Command's India-China Wing, airdrop military supplies to elements of the KMT army. U.S. military advisors (plus two pet dogs) help the Chinese to retrieve the airdropped supplies. They load mortar tubes and munitions on the shoulders of Chinese soldiers, who are also seen fastening loads on the backs of mules. The Chinese troops transport the supplies up winding mountainous paths into a destroyed town.
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