Exuberant over his success despite British skepticism, Stillwell wrote in his diary, “WILL THIS BURN UP THE LIMEYS!


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Building for victory : World War II in China, Burma, and India and the 1875th Engineer Aviation Battalion  William Collins King  Lanham, Md. : Taylor Trade Pub., 2004  Hardcover. 1st ed. and printing. xviii, 219 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-196). Clean, tight and strong binding with clean dust jacket. No highlighting, underlining or marginalia in text. VG/VG

Lt. Gen. Joseph W. Stilwell inspecting Chinese troops in India He is accompanied on his right by General Sun Li Zen and Lo. The former is the commanding general and the latter deputy chief of staff of the Chinese expeditionary forces.

Lt. Gen. Joseph W. Stilwell inspecting Chinese troops in India He is accompanied on his right by General Sun Li Zen and Lo. The former is the commanding general and the latter deputy chief of staff of the Chinese expeditionary forces.

Joe E. Brown driving jeep loaded with American G.I.'s seeing the sights of China

Joe E. Brown driving jeep loaded with American G.I.’s seeing the sights of China

Agra (vicinity), India. The curiosity is mutual as American Sergeants Robert L. Snyder and LeRoy R. Bergin and the natives look each other over during a day of sightseeing at the Taj Mahal

Agra (vicinity), India. The curiosity is mutual as American Sergeants Robert L. Snyder and LeRoy R. Bergin and the natives look each other over during a day of sightseeing at the Taj Mahal

Allied military conference in India. American and British military leaders who met in conference recently in India. Left to right: Field Marshal Sir Archibald Wavell; Lieutenant General Joseph W. Stilwell, commanding all U.S. Army troops in China, Burma and India; Lieutenant General H.H. Arnold commanding the entire U.S. Army Forces; Lieutenant General Brehon Somervell, commanding the entire Service of Supply for the U.S. Army; and Field Marshal Sir John Dill

Allied military conference in India. American and British military leaders who met in conference recently in India. Left to right: Field Marshal Sir Archibald Wavell; Lieutenant General Joseph W. Stilwell, commanding all U.S. Army troops in China, Burma and India; Lieutenant General H.H. Arnold commanding the entire U.S. Army Forces; Lieutenant General Brehon Somervell, commanding the entire Service of Supply for the U.S. Army; and Field Marshal Sir John Dill

United States "lend-lease" program in eastern India. A mixed crew of English, Chinese and Indian workmen repair a lend-lease Hudson bomber which was shot up and damaged too badly for field repairs during a bombing raid on the Japanese occupied portion of Akyab, an island off the coast of Burma. The crew named the bomber "Lulu"

United States “lend-lease” program in eastern India. A mixed crew of English, Chinese and Indian workmen repair a lend-lease Hudson bomber which was shot up and damaged too badly for field repairs during a bombing raid on the Japanese occupied portion of Akyab, an island off the coast of Burma. The crew named the bomber “Lulu”

"Flying the Hump, Moonlight, CBI" by Tom Lea. Pilots flying this treacherous route kept Allied supply lines open. (Army Art Collection)

“Flying the Hump, Moonlight, CBI” by Tom Lea. Pilots flying
this treacherous route kept Allied supply lines open. (Army Art Collection)

Army bulldozers constructing the Ledo Road cut a path through a hillside in the Indian jungle. (Department of the Army photograph)

Army bulldozers constructing the Ledo Road cut a path through
a hillside in the Indian jungle. (Department of the Army photograph)

Brig Gen. Frank D. Merrill (far left) watches troops cross into Burma on the Ledo Road. (Department of the Army photograph)

Brig Gen. Frank D. Merrill (far left) watches troops cross
into Burma on the Ledo Road. (Department of the Army photograph)

Marauders rest during a break along a jungle trail near Nhpum Ga.(Department of the Army photograph)

Marauders rest during a break along a jungle
trail near Nhpum Ga.(Department of the Army photograph)

A 75-mm. pack howitzer supports GALAHAD's siege operations at Myitkyina. (Department of the Army photograph)

A 75-mm. pack howitzer supports GALAHAD’s siege operations at
Myitkyina. (Department of the Army photograph)

Aerial view of the first convoy to go from India to China over the re- opened Burma Road. (Department of the Army photograph)

Aerial view of the first convoy to go from India to China over the re-
opened Burma Road. (Department of the Army photograph)

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