National Geographic : 1945 Jun
U.S.Army Air Forces, Official Chinese Coolies Transform Burmese Wilderness into a Hand-built Airstripabove the Clouds They carry baskets of earth from the hillock at right to fill in the strip at extreme left. U. S. Army Engineers make themselves athome inthe tent village. One, center, chops wood for the cookstove. Today, transport planes stop at this field to refuel as they wingbetween China and India.