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The Burma Road: The Epic Story of the China-Burma-India Theater in World War II
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Farrar Straus & Giroux
Publication date October 1, 2003
Pages 320
Binding Hardcover
Edition 1st
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780374117405
ISBN-10 0374117403
Dimensions 1.25 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 1.45 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $25.00
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Summary
A history of the Burma Road recounts how more than 200,000 Chinese laborers traveled the 700-mile route between Kunming to Lashio during a single year during the World War II Japanese occupation, describing American general Stilwell's efforts to drive back the Japanese while keeping China supplied.
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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780374117405 Book cover for 9780786257195
 
Large print edition from Thorndike Pr (February 1, 2004)
9780786257195 | details & prices | 638 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 1.50 in. | 1.85 lbs | List price $29.95
About: Chronicles the effort by Chinese laborers to build a seven-hundred-mile road through the jungle to Rangoon, Burma, to keep the Chinese supplied throughout the war with Japan, and by British and American troops to keep it open.
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1st edition from Farrar Straus & Giroux (October 1, 2003)
9780374117405 | details & prices | 320 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.45 lbs | List price $25.00
About: Chronicles the effort by Chinese laborers to build a seven-hundred-mile road through the jungle to Rangoon, Burma, to keep the Chinese supplied throughout the war with Japan, and by British and American troops to keep it open.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780060746384
 
Reprint edition from Perennial (September 1, 2004)
9780060746384 | details & prices | 370 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $14.99
About: A remarkable new account of the 'Burma Road' chronicles the remarkable 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 and the subsequent air supply campaign after the road fell to the Japanese.

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