19 May 1944

Burma
  • Three Chinese battalions attacked each other in confusion while assaulting Myitkyina, Burma. ww2dbase [Battle of Myitkyina | Myitkyina | CPC]
4 Jun 1944

Burma
  • Two replacement battalions for Galahad arrived at Myitkyina, Burma direct from the United States, but not being acclimatized proved of little immediate value. ww2dbase [Myitkyina | AC]
26 Jun 1944

Burma
  • Brigadier-General Theodore F. Weasels took over command of the Myitkyina Task Force from the sick Brigadier-General Boatner following another bout of malaria. ww2dbase [Battle of Myitkyina | Myitkyina | AC]
17 Jul 1944

Photo(s) dated 17 Jul 1944
Lieutenant General Joseph Stilwell, with M1 carbine, at Myitkyina airfield, Burma, 17 Jul 1944Brigadier General Stanley Arms speaking to US and Chinese officers, Myitkyina, 17 Jul 1944
18 Jul 1944

Photo(s) dated 18 Jul 1944
Lieutenant General Joseph Stilwell with Lieutenant General Hu Su of Chinese 30th Division, Myitkyina, Burma, 18 Jul 1944Colonel Joseph Stilwell, Jr., Lieutenant General Hu Su, Lieutenant General Joseph Stilwell, and Colonel Yang Yee in Myitkyina, Burma, 18 Jul 1944US Lieutenant General Joseph Stilwell speaking with Major General Pan Yukun of Chinese 50th Division, Myitkyina, Burma, 18 Jul 1944Lieutenant General Joseph Stilwell (second from left) and Lieutenant General Hu Su (center) at Myitkyina, Burma, 18 Jul 1944
See all photos dated 18 Jul 1944
17 Dec 1944

Photo(s) dated 17 Dec 1944
Landscape outside of Myitkyina, Burma, 17 Dec 1944, photo 1 of 2; photo taken by photographer attached to US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional)Landscape outside of Myitkyina, Burma, 17 Dec 1944, photo 2 of 2; photo taken by photographer attached to US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional)
18 Dec 1944

Photo(s) dated 18 Dec 1944
Pack mules of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional) preparing to march shortly after daybreak, near Myitkyina, Shan, Burma, 18 Dec 1944

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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