Myitkyina, Miammar

Myitkyina, Miammar

General Joseph Stilwell’s suppression of intelligence reports on Japanese troop strength at Myitkyina led to controversial tactical decisions and strategic outcomes.

General Joseph Stilwell’s suppression of intelligence reports on Japanese troop strength at Myitkyina led to controversial tactical decisions and strategic outcomes.

In May 1944, the Allies assaulted Japanese-held Myitkyina in Burma. It was an attack that brought successes despite significant failures of leadership and

Brigadier Mike Calvert, Commandant SAS Brigade, at the ceremony marking the passing of 3 and 4 SAS and 3 Regiment de Chasseurs Parachutistes) from the British to the French Army at Tarbes in southern France, 2 October 1945

A 75-mm. pack howitzer supports GALAHAD's siege operations at Myitkyina.

A pack howitzer supports GALAHAD's siege operations at Myitkyina.

In Myanmar there are camps set up for the Burmese refugees that are being forced out of their own villages. The camps are called IDP camps "Internally Displaced People" These camps have hundreds of people living in them. This image is one of the children we met during @extendtheday visit to the camps north of Myitkyina Myanmar.  Check out @extendtheday page to get involved. #MammothStudio #Hiddenatlas #ExtendTheDay #ETDbangladesh #Myanmar #Genocide #Education #NatGeo #NationalGeographic…

In Myanmar there are camps set up for the Burmese refugees that are being forced out of their own villages. The camps are called IDP camps "Internally Displaced People" These camps have hundreds of people living in them. This image is one of the children we met during @extendtheday visit to the camps north of Myitkyina Myanmar. Check out @extendtheday page to get involved. #MammothStudio #Hiddenatlas #ExtendTheDay #ETDbangladesh #Myanmar #Genocide #Education #NatGeo #NationalGeographic…

A young boy cycles in the Jan Mai Kawng internal displacement camp in Myitkyina, Burma. The fighting between the Burmese military and the Kachin Independence Army began three years ago and has displaced thousands.

Photo highlights of the day

A young boy cycles in the Jan Mai Kawng internal displacement camp in Myitkyina, Burma. The fighting between the Burmese military and the Kachin Independence Army began three years ago and has displaced thousands.

myitkyina market

Attending the Kachin State Fair in Myitkyina, Myanmar

myitkyina market

A U.S. Army combat engineer of the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), better known as Merrils Marauders;, discovers the body of a Japanese soldier of the 33rd Imperial Japanese Army who committed suicide by hanging himself as Allied forces took Myitkyina during the Burma Campaign. Myitkyina, Kachin State, Burma (Myanmar). August 1944.

A US Army combat engineer of the Composite Unit Merrills Marauders discovers the body of a Japanese soldier of the Imperial Japanese Army who committed suicide by hanging himself as Allied forces took Myitkyina Burma August

Hotel Madira @ Myitkyina · Property Photos

Hotel Madira @ Myitkyina · Property Photos

Burma Road 1943-44 : Stilwell's Assault on Myitkyina (Paperback) (Jon Diamond)

Burma Road 1943-44 : Stilwell's Assault on Myitkyina (Paperback) (Jon Diamond)

Burma Road : Stilwell's Assault on Myitkyina (Paperback) (Jon Diamond)

This Chinese soldier, age 10, with heavy pack, is a member of an army division boarding a plane returning them to China, following the capture of Myitkyina airfield, Burma, under the allied command of US Major General Frank Merrill, May 1944.

Children during World War II

A Chinese soldier from a unit of the X Force placed under Merrill and Charles N. Hunter's command after the capture of the Myitkyina airfield.

Pinterest
Search