Soldiers of the Chinese 38th Infantry Division advance to city of Bhamo in Burma, during World War II.
Bhamo Burma Date:1944, December 15 Duration:1 min 58 sec Sound:Yes
Chinese troops of the 38th Infantry Division are seen moving through Jungles with pack animals carrying supplies as they advance toward key city of Bhamo, in Burma, during World War 2. A map shows the area, highlighting cities of Rangoon, Mandalay, and Bhamo. Using small assault boats, the Chinese troops cross a river near outskirts of Bhamo. American officers, working with the Chinese, consult a map as they plot the attack. Chinese artillerymen begin a barrage, as their infantry advance. Allied P-47 aircraft bomb Japanese positions only a few hundred yards in front of advancing Chinese infantry. Chinese troops make their way through bombed and burning areas. Severely damaged Buddhist Temple is seen. Lieutenant General Daniel I. Sultan, U.S. Commander in Burma and India,inspects the captured city. Chinese troops raise their flag over the city.
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