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Frist Ledo Road Convoy to Reach Kunming, China

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United States Army Corps of Engineers General Lewis A. Pick leads 113 vehicles of the first convoy to use the new Ledo (Stillwell) Road to reach Kunming. Leaving Ledo, Assam, India on January 12, 1944, they arrived in Myitkyina, Burma on January 15, where they were held up by Japanese resistance until January 23. Crossing the Chinese border at Wanting, China on January 28, they had traveled 1,079 miles to reach Kunming. A representative of every engineering company that worked on the Ledo Road accompanied the convoy.
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Caption Author Jason McDonald
Date Photographed February 05, 1945
Location West Gate
City Kunming
State or Province Yunnan
Country China
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