CHINA-BURMA-INDIA  Operation of Troop A, 124th Cavalry (Mars Task Force) in the Battle of Nam-Pak-Kha, Jan 28 1945 to Feb 2 1945, Central Burma Campaign, Personal Experience of a Troop CO, Major William A.   #Gunter G. Gillot Jr #5307th Composite Unit #Rangoon #Burma #Myitkyina #Lashio #5307th Composite Unit (Provisional #Ledo #Mandalay #Merrill's Marauders #Thailand #French Indo-China #Mars Task Force #124th Cavalry Regiment #613th Field Artillery Battalion #China #India

CHINA-BURMA-INDIA Operation of Troop A, 124th Cavalry (Mars Task Force) in the Battle of Nam-Pak-Kha, Jan 28 1945 to Feb 2 1945, Central Burma Campaign, Personal Experience of a Troop CO, Major William A. #Gunter G. Gillot Jr #5307th Composite Unit #Rangoon #Burma #Myitkyina #Lashio #5307th Composite Unit (Provisional #Ledo #Mandalay #Merrill's Marauders #Thailand #French Indo-China #Mars Task Force #124th Cavalry Regiment #613th Field Artillery Battalion #China #India

The beautiful verdant green hills surrounding Myitkyina in northern Myanmar in Kachin state.  #kachin #kachinstate #kachinphoto #kachins #verdant #northernmyanmar

The beautiful verdant green hills surrounding Myitkyina in northern Myanmar in Kachin state. #kachin #kachinstate #kachinphoto #kachins #verdant #northernmyanmar

Lieutenant General Joseph Stilwell with an M1 carbine at Myitkyina airfield Burma 17 July 1944.

Lieutenant General Joseph Stilwell with an M1 carbine at Myitkyina airfield Burma 17 July 1944.

Photo by @chien_chi_chang A quartet of pipers practices for the annual Manaw festival in Myitkyina Myanmar (Burma.) "After a cacophonous start" says one listener the boys "pulled together to play an almost harmonious tune." This festival has been held for more than three decades and is the celebration of the New Year victory in battles and reunion of the tribes. #magnumphotos #Manawfestinal #KachinState #cccontheroad #cccJetLag by natgeo

Photo by @chien_chi_chang A quartet of pipers practices for the annual Manaw festival in Myitkyina Myanmar (Burma.) "After a cacophonous start" says one listener the boys "pulled together to play an almost harmonious tune." This festival has been held for more than three decades and is the celebration of the New Year victory in battles and reunion of the tribes. #magnumphotos #Manawfestinal #KachinState #cccontheroad #cccJetLag by natgeo

Many 'comfort women' were given repeated injections of the syphilis treatment compound 606, which left many of them unable to have children. Pictured: Captured women in Myitkyina, Burma, in August 1944

First ever footage of the sex slaves who still shame Japan

Many 'comfort women' were given repeated injections of the syphilis treatment compound 606, which left many of them unable to have children. Pictured: Captured women in Myitkyina, Burma, in August 1944

Spent 75-mm howitzer shells piling up outside the besieged city Myitkyina, Burma, mid-1944.

[Photo] Spent 75-mm howitzer shells piling up outside the besieged city Myitkyina, Burma, mid-1944; note M1 carriage

Spent 75-mm howitzer shells piling up outside the besieged city Myitkyina, Burma, mid-1944.

5307 (Merrill’sMarauders) (3/5307) Myitkyina July-August 1944 | EUCMH

5307 (Merrill’sMarauders) (3/5307) Myitkyina July-August 1944 | EUCMH

Chinese Child Soldier ca. 1944    This Chinese soldier, age 10, with heavy pack, is a member of an army division boarding a plane returning them to China, following the capture of Myitkyina airfield, Burma, under the allied command of US Major General Frank Merrill

Chinese Child Soldier ca. 1944 This Chinese soldier, age 10, with heavy pack, is a member of an army division boarding a plane returning them to China, following the capture of Myitkyina airfield, Burma, under the allied command of US Major General Frank Merrill

A 75-mm. pack howitzer supports GALAHAD's siege operations at Myitkyina.

A 75-mm. pack howitzer supports GALAHAD's siege operations at Myitkyina.

Enviada especial do ACNUR, Angelina Jolie Pitt  em Myitkyina, no estado de Kachin, Mianmar, encontrou com algumas das 100 mil pessoas deslocadas que atualmente vivem lá. Foto: ACNUR / T.Stoddart

Enviada especial do ACNUR, Angelina Jolie Pitt em Myitkyina, no estado de Kachin, Mianmar, encontrou com algumas das 100 mil pessoas deslocadas que atualmente vivem lá. Foto: ACNUR / T.Stoddart

5307 (Merrill’sMarauders) (3/5307) Myitkyina July-August 1944 | EUCMH

5307 (Merrill’sMarauders) (3/5307) Myitkyina July-August 1944 | EUCMH

1945- U.S. convoy moves along the Burma-Ledo highway as it approaches Myitkyina, Burma.

1945- U.S. convoy moves along the Burma-Ledo highway as it approaches Myitkyina, Burma.

A 10-year-old Chinese soldier from a unit of the X Force placed under Merrill and Charles N. Hunter's command after the capture of the Myitkyina airfield.

A 10-year-old Chinese soldier from a unit of the X Force placed under Merrill and Charles N. Hunter's command after the capture of the Myitkyina airfield.

Mules and WWII soldiers at Irrawaddy River crossing near Myitkyina Burma. Photographer Yarnell

Mules and WWII soldiers at Irrawaddy River crossing near Myitkyina Burma. Photographer Yarnell

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