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Ronald Reagan Narrates The Story Of How The Allies Built The Ledo-Burma Road Under Fire During World War II Packed Into 1 All Regions DVD!
An overview of one of the most extraordinary achievements of military engineering of the second world war and as well as the twentieth century - the building of a road stretching all the way from India to China, cutting through dense jungle and blasting through impassable mountains - all while under constant threat of attack by the Japanese. The history of the Allies in Asia during the whole of the war is also analysed, specifically concentrating on the engineering and logistical on the one hand, and the constant battle and military campaigning on the ground and in the air on the other. Also includes archival footage of Gen. "Vinegar Joe" Stillwell, Gen. Bill Slim, Flying Tigers Gen. Claire Chennault, Pres. Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Gen. Douglas MacArthur, Gen. Claude Auchinleck, Adm. Ernest J. King, Gen. George C. Marshall, Adm. Chester W. Nimitz, Gen. Archibald Wavell & more (51:02).