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The story of the building of the Burma Road during WW2.
Well-documented and compassionate, this memoir follows journalist Carl Crow as he journeys from Rangoon to the wartime Chinese capital of Chongqing in 1939. Including interviews with senior government members, this record chronicles the daily...
In December 1941 Japan set out to seize South-East Asia and the western Pacific to complete the building of a self-sufficient empire. The rapid loss of all of Britain'apos;s possessions in the Far East was the culmination of a failed attempt to deal...
Chronicles the effort by 200,000 Chinese laborers to build a seven-hundred-mile road through the jungle to Rangoon, Burma, in order to keep the Chinese supplied throughout the war with Japan.