National Geographic : 1946 Aug
w uauiat ucu)tapuin ouciety Kodachrome by Joseph Passantino At the End of Stilwell Road, Kunming Welcomes the First Convoy to Travel a Wartime Lifeline from India U. S. soldiers and Chinese watch the arrival ceremonies on February 4, 1945. The 1,080-mile highway, built under tremendous difficulties, combined theLedo Road and the reconstructed Burma Road. It was named for General Joseph W. Stilwell. For nearly three years southwestern China had been isolated except byair.