China Burma India Theater (CBI)

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Crump was able to get a gold crown in his teeth and was able to join. This was in late 1943. Crump was told then that...
When Richard Cole returned to the United States he was stationed at an aircraft manufacturing plant. As the planes...
Brooks group was moved to a permanent camp which was an old French Colonial army camp. It was a nice place and the food...
Sherman went home after Washington D.C. After he was home, he went to Midland, Texas to be redeployed. However he was...
Henderson's outfit was hit by enemy fighters pretty heavy on one mission. His plane was not hit. It was a long mission...
William Disanza had a navy crew aboard his Merchant Marine ship. Their job was to handle the guns. They had a submarine...
Crump and the Chief Engineer had done some work when the seas were calm. The Chief Engineer felt that there was a...
The last time Richard Cole saw the old man [Annotator's Note: USAF General James H. Doolittle] was in 1992. Several of...
Before they [Annotators Note: Masaji Inoshita and his fellow interpreter Sgt. Edwin Sasaki] got to their final...
Masaji Inoshita was born in central California. At an early age he moved down to the Santa Barbara area. His father had...
Towards the end of the war they [Annotator’s Note: the British officers] were telling them [Annotators Note: Masaji...
[Annotators Note: Masaji Insohita served in the army as a Japanese translator and interrogator in the China-Burma-India...
"Tientsin, China. Bronze Cow in Summer Palace." Tianjin, China. Circa 1945
"Tientsin, China. Bronze lion on the left side of the Gateway of Celebration Hall in Summer Palace." Tianjin, China....
A banner hanging from steel structure, presumably on a ship returning soldiers home after the war, which reads "Good...
"Tientsin, China. Happy New Year Hall in the Temple of Heaven." Tianjin, China. Circa 1945.
"Tientsin, China. The marble boat in Summer Palace." Kunming, Lake, Tianjn, China. Circa 1945.
"Camel Back Bridge in the Summer Palace" in Tianjin, China, circa 1945.
A row of seven 105mm Howitzers on an air strip in China. "105 mm How. On old Flying Tiger air strip. Kunming, China....
434th Bombardment Squadron unit photograph; the many men are in various states of undress because of heat. See also...
434th Bombardment Squadron unit photograph; the many men are in various states of undress because of heat. See also...
Two North American B-25H Mitchell medium bombers, with Star-and-Bars insignia, parked at right angles while crewmen...
A group of servicemen, and one local, are standing in a 2- ton truck that is parked off the road while two servicemen...
Pipeline through CBI landscape. "Gas pipeline to China. Date unknown." 1945-46.
A shirtless United States serviceman standing with pants unbuttoned. There is a thatch-roofed dwelling behind him....
Tower of Taj Mahal. "Gisi - Me. Tower of Taj Mahal." Agra, India. 1944
Tower of the Taj Mahal in Agra, India. There is a serviceman at the very top. "That's me way up in one of the towers."...
U. S. serviceman shooting a diseased mule in the head with pistol. "Lt. Shortt shooting mules outside Kunming, China,...
U.S. truck convoy along Ledo Road. "Convoy on the Ledo Road headed to China. Date Jan. 28th 1945 passing within one...
Two United States servicemen, one on the other's shoulders, in front of a squadron bomb truck and jeep, both with the...
A view of the ocean from a ship returning Boone home after the war. Location unknown. 1946
Aerial view of a the Irrawaddy River which bisects the photo from the top left to the right middle with lots of plots...
American and Chinese flags outside Chinese Field Artillery Training Center. "Old Glory and Chinese flag, F.A.T.C. [...
Soldiers in khaki uniforms play their musical instruments in China. "China 1945. Left to right: 1. Ralph Washer - bass...
Photo taken from bomb bay showing eight bombs falling towards a landscape of ponds, fields, and wooded areas...
Hiram Boone (right) stands beside another unidentified soldier in China. 1945

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