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The Ledo Road

Leslie Anders

The Ledo Road

General Joseph W. Stilwell"s highway to China

by Leslie Anders

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Burma,
  • Stilwell Road (Burma and India)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLeslie Anders.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255 p. :
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23820363M

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GENRE. History. RELEASED. October 6 LANGUAGE. Ledo Road: Passing Through the centuries of history and reality (paperback) (Chinese Edition) HUANG YI. Published by Publishing House; 1 (May 1. ) () ISBN ISBN Seller: liu xing, JiangSu, JS, China.

Contact seller. Seller Rating. The Ledo Road - China-Burma-India Theater of World War II. The United States began to help China defend itself against Japanese aggression even before the attack on Pearl Harbor.

President Franklin Roosevelt approved lend-lease aid for China in Apriland in June the United States began sending fighter planes, spare parts, and gasoline. Lt Ogburn marched into Burma down the Ledo Road and was evacuated shortly before the final objective of Myitkyina.

What a tale he has to tell and extremely well-written: A sense of history as he trains his men in an ancient country: (view spoiler) [ You stood with the same nostalgia for home, the same wonder over the strange sights you had se I 5(7).

I just finished reading a new book, Now The Hell Will Start: One Soldiers Flight From the Greatest Manhunt of World War II, by Brendon I. Koerner, and found it fascinating on several levels. An African American is drafted into the Army in World War I, sent to help build the Ledo Road, connecting northeast India, through Burma, The Ledo Road book China under appalling ted Reading Time: 2 mins.

The Ledo Road, which was later renamed The Stillwell Road in honor of Army General Joseph W. Stillwell, the commander of the ChinaBurmaIndia Theater in World War II, was built during World War II in response to the Japanese Armys capture of the Burma Road, the main route for Allied military supplies between India and China.

Without a land route the Allies were forced to fly supplies. Yesterday a correspondent of this newspaper sent from somewhere on the India-Burma frontier an account of a ride in The Ledo Road book plane over the route of so much of the Ledo Road as is completed.

The Burma Road [Webster, Donovan] on FREE shipping on qualifying offers. The Burma Road. The Ledo Road was a passageway located in Ledo, India that connected the countries of India, China, and Burma. The road was to serve as an The Ledo Road book to the Burma Road that was cut off by the Japanese a few months prior.

Brendan Koerner spoke about his book Now the African-American GI that was sent to South Asia in as one of many African-American soldiers assigned to build the Ledo Road.

Koerner spoke. And yet, in the overall scheme of things, the Ledo Road was a complete waste of time. Koerner does a very good job of telling the backstory about the reasons why the Ledo Road was created, and how it ended up being a worthless commitment made by the U.

to China in the hopes of getting Chiang Kai Shek and his nationalist govt. to help fight Japan. The Burma Road: The Epic Story of the China-Burma -India Theater in World War Two is a gateway book into a rarely talked about corner of World War Two, The China- Burma- India Theater.

The book focuses mainly on General Joseph Stilwell and his relationships 5(48). Keep this book and sometime you can write a book on the Ledo Road. Some extra things you might like to know about our trip to India: We stopped in Australia for 2 days in the port of Melbourne.

It was a very nice city, they say, but wouldn't let us get off the boat to go to town, because the last time too many fellows went AWOL and also a. Find African AMericans, World War II and the Ledo Stilwell Road by Geraldine H. Seay PhD at Blurb Books. The WWII images of African American soldiers who built t.

The road construction begun by constructing warehouses, hospitals, barracks and base roads at Ledo, Assam, India, while fighting the Japanese forces. On DecemAmericans began building the double-track, all-weather Ledo road. Subsequently, the Americans had brought heavy road construction machinery to the dense jungle and hilly terrain.

The Ledo Road was built during World War II so that the Western Allies could supply the Chinese as an alternative to the Burma Road which had been cut by the. The booklet is all about construction of one of the engineering marvels of the world, the mile Stilwell Road which encompasses two separate projects.

First, the mile Ledo Road from Ledo, Assam to Wanting, China. Secondly, the Burma Road from this. Elephants and their handlers moving slowly up the the Ledo Road in northern Kachin State, Myanmar. The new Ledo Road eventually stretched miles from Ledo to the Mong-Yu junction, spanned 10 major rivers and secondary streams (averaging more than one bridge every 3 miles).

The road was build by 15, American soldiers local. Ledo supply road in Burma. King deftly weaves together his personal experiences with those of his unit and the general war effort. When Hitler invaded Poland in SeptemberKing, a native of Pittsburgh, was enrolled at the Carnegie Institute of Technol-ogy.

He completed an accelerated program in chemical engineering and upon graduation. The Ledo Road was named Stilwell Road in honor of General Stilwell. While it was planned to be a strategic road, the Ledo Road proved to be a waste of time, money, and resources for the Allied forces.

While construction of the Ledo Road was underway, offensive forces infiltrated Burma. One offensive force was known as the Chindits. Built Ledo Road He then went to India to direct the building of the Ledo Road, a mile lifeline through swamp and jungle that for the first time linked China and India.

African American officers are shown working taking x-rays, doing laboratory work, and operating. This is not altogether surprising considering that In the China-Burma-India Theater, 60 percent of the engineer units that built the Ledo Road from India to the connection with the Burma Road were African Americans.

Seeking information on African Americans in the WWII China Burma India Campaign. I am doing research on my father's service during WWII in a Negro Engineering regiment assigned to work on the Ledo Road project, during the China-Burma-India campaign.

This content has been marked as final. New Book Details World War II Manhunt Alex Chadwick talks with Brendan Koerner about his book, Shipped off to the Indo-Burmese border region to work on the Ledo Road, which was a.

The road work was started accordingly from Ledo and Miao in two parts. But later an alternative plan which could be easier time saving, was suggested via the then existing bridle path from Ledo to Shimbwiyang, about Km through the Pangsau-Pass and then to Mogaung.

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Paperback Ship This Item - Qualifies for. China Burma India Theater (CBI) was the United States military designation during World War II for the China and Southeast Asian or IndiaBurma (IBT) ional command of Allied forces (including U.

forces) in the CBI was officially the responsibility of the Supreme Commanders for South East Asia or China. However, US forces in practice were usually overseen by General Joseph.

The Ledo Road. Another road was partly built by the British and Indians, starting in the s, from the railhead Ledo in Assam (Eastern India) over the mountains into Burma. This Ledo Road was upgraded and extended by US Army Engineers during the war, and is also called the Stilwell Road after American General "Vinegar Joe" Stilwell.

The.   African Americans comprised over 60 percent of Army men and women who would serve on the Ledo Road in the ChinaBurmaIndia Theatre of Operations during World War II. Many of these Black soldiers and nurses attended racially segregated Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Their contributions would directly affect integration efforts confronted by the.

Memorandum for the President. Febru [Washington, D. ] Secret. Subject: Chinese Army Corps on the Ledo Road. General Boatner, General Stilwells Chief of Staff for the Ledo Corps and who in effect was in command of this Corps during the period Stilwell was. The year was set for operations against Japan proper.

Retaking northern Burma and constructing the Ledo Road south through Myitkyina to the old Burma Road was a fundamental part of this strategic plan, in that the road would bring in supplies for the Chinese forces that would move toward Canton from the northwest.

Find many great new used options and get the best deals for The Ledo Road General Joseph W. Stillwell's Highway to China by Leslie Anders (Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Two of the major land routes were the Burma Road and India's Ledo Road.

After the Japanese had cut off the Burma Road inAmerican troops and soldiers from other countries began building the Ledo Road, and were served by a post exchange located on the Views: K. Burma Road: | | | | |This article is an ||itinerary||.

| | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the. Joseph W. Stilwell, in full Joseph Warren Stilwell, (born MaPalatka, Florida, U. -died OctoSan Francisco, California), World War II army officer, who headed both U. and Chinese Nationalist resistance to the Japanese advance on the Far Eastern mainland.

A graduate of the U. Military Academy in West Point, New York, Stilwell rose to the rank of general in. World War II Database. 89 items in this album on 5 pages. The first convoy to use new Ledo Rd at Mile Zero marker at the railhead of Ledo, India, The Ledo Road connected with the old Burma Road as part of the effort to truck supplies to Kunming, China.

US Navy 62nd SeaBees engaged in moving steaming volcanic rock and ash on Iwo. 1 photographic print. | Photograph shows Sgt. James Fletcher, of Atlanta, Georgia, with some Kachin scouts. The Kachin natives helped the Allies in Burma obtain information vital to the builders of the Ledo Road.

Map of eastern India and northern Burma showing Japanese occupation and Allied supply routes in Note Burma Road, The Hump route, and the track of the future Ledo Road that opened in Map showing Nagumos and Ozawas movements during the Indian Ocean Raids of Apr Map of Japanese and Allied movements in Burma, Apr-May InU.

engineering corps renovated it into a part of the Yunnan-Guizhou highway, a section of the Ledo Road, or the Stilwell Road. In the war time, 15, ton () -- QINGLONG, J (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on J shows an aerial view of a mountainous zigzag located in Qinglong County, China's southwest Guizhou.

Arun started out as a journalist with an english newspaper in Bangalore. On a trip to India’s north-east, he came across the story of the Stilwell road (Ledo road), the tough mountainous road that the british built in the backdrop of WWII.

And was hooked.Stone, who died inpossessed unpublished photos of the first convoy across the Ledo Road that included glimpses of Pick at work, given to him by a friend who served as official photographer.View detailed information and reviews for Ledo Rd in Albany, Georgia and get driving directions with road conditions and live traffic updates along the way.