Fliers Move North China Combat Troops to Protect Yunnan Airfields
These photos depict the part played by ICD in the movement of troops from North China to Yunnan province. At left are
Maj. Thomas D. Park, of Dallas, deputy chief assistant chief of staff, operations (left) and Lt. Col. Floyd H. Davidson,
of Atherton, Calif., China Wing operations officer, the pair which helped to organize the operations, and a Yunnan citizen.
In the center is a sample of the terraced terrain, termed by pilots a route "tougher than the Hump." At the right the
Chinese troops board an ICD plane for the trip southward. Planes flew day and night to accomplish the mission.