Ledo Road

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Ledo Road:

see Burma RoadBurma Road,
in China and Myanmar, extending from the railhead of Lashio, Myanmar, to Kunming, Yunnan prov., China. About 700 mi (1,130 km) long and constructed through rough mountain country, it was a remarkable engineering achievement.
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The Chief Minister pointed that the Ledo Road or the Stilwell Road was the prime mover for cross-border trade and economic integration in the region.
He pointed that the Ledo Road or the Stilwell Road, as it is popularly known, was the prime mover for cross-border trade and economic integration in the region.
The American General Joseph Vinegar Joe Stilwell used the highway known as the Stilwell Road during World War II to ferry weapons, troops, and supplies from India into China and Myanmar, although some asked whether its military worth matched the large price of building in such rugged terrain.
The North- east will be represented through a photography exhibition ( by British journalist Findlay Kember) on the Stilwell Road that runs from Assam to the Yunan province in China.
A little away is the historic Stilwell Road built during the Second World War, from Ledo in India to Kunming in China via Burma, by the Allied Forces to maintain war time supplies while fighting against the belligerent Japanese forces, who had taken over the whole of Burma in 1942.
According to Kachin News Group, signs of more fighting have come into view in Kachin State after government troops have blocked Stilwell Road, also known as Ledo Road, linking Myitkyina and Danai.
I first came across members of the Tai Phake tribe in the winter of 2004, while driving along the historic Stilwell road from Southwest China into India's cloistered Northeast for a documentary project.
But in a final irony, Chiang named the route the Stilwell Road.
The graves were hidden in thick forests along the historic Stilwell Road in Arunachal Pradesh, an Indian state bordering China and Burma, state archeologists said.
The Stilwell Road or Ledo Road, from Ledo in India to Kunming in China via Myanmar connecting the Burma Road beyond Bhamo by allied forces from December 1942 to May 1945 for military operation against the Japanese forces in North Burma, was left in bad shape.
" It all started with a road trip from Kunming in China to the northeastern borders of India, along the Stilwell road built during the Second World War," Jodha says," I stumbled upon the fascinating habitats of the miners in the northeastern states.
The Reconstruction of the historic Stilwell Road was consisdered by Tuki to foster bilateral trade with South East Asian countries.