ROAD BUILDERS KEPT PACE WITH ADVANCE OF FIGHTING FRONT,
JUST BEHIND RETREATING JAPS.
|American and Chinese flags are attached to truck. Opening of Stilwell Road will help to satisfy China's urgent need for more trucks. There are only 6,000 trucks in China now, all old.|
|Convoy gases up at a completed pipeline from Ledo in India. This is temporary end of the line which is used mostly to supply airfields and construction gangs along the Stilwell Road.|
|Americans clean their guns at Myitkyina motor pool. The town was taken from the Japs during the monsoon of last summer. Its fall made completion of road possible.|
|Allied leaders confer in Myitkyina. L. to r.: Lieut. Gen. Daniel Sultan, Maj. Gen. Albert Wedemeyer, Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten, Maj. Gen. William Donovan.|