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Rails of war : supplying the Americans and their allies in China-Burma-India / Steven James Hantzis.

By: Hantzis, Steven James [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Lincoln : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, 2017Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781612349374; 1612349374; 9781612349398; 1612349390.Subject(s): Soldiers -- United States -- BiographyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Rails of war.DDC classification: 940.54/1273092 | B Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
SS Mariposa -- Leaving Bombay -- Indian rails -- To Parbatipur -- Air raid -- The Ledo Road -- Relay -- First encounters -- Inside the 721st -- Merrill's Marauders -- Company B -- Fire -- Mutaguchi's gift -- The Battle of Kohima -- After the storm -- Inbound -- Material inferiority -- Monsoon -- The Siege of Myitkyina -- A ghost in the yards -- Kaunia Junction -- Brothers -- Japanese retrench -- Medic! Medic! -- Stepping up -- Another Christmas -- Milepost 103 -- The road less traveled -- Toy train to Shangri-la -- Crossing Irrawaddy -- The home fires -- Blue flag -- Coupled up -- The new president -- Endgame -- Above Rangoon Jail -- Germany surrenders -- Discharge -- The conductor -- Around the world -- Departure -- Christmas 1945.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

SS Mariposa -- Leaving Bombay -- Indian rails -- To Parbatipur -- Air raid -- The Ledo Road -- Relay -- First encounters -- Inside the 721st -- Merrill's Marauders -- Company B -- Fire -- Mutaguchi's gift -- The Battle of Kohima -- After the storm -- Inbound -- Material inferiority -- Monsoon -- The Siege of Myitkyina -- A ghost in the yards -- Kaunia Junction -- Brothers -- Japanese retrench -- Medic! Medic! -- Stepping up -- Another Christmas -- Milepost 103 -- The road less traveled -- Toy train to Shangri-la -- Crossing Irrawaddy -- The home fires -- Blue flag -- Coupled up -- The new president -- Endgame -- Above Rangoon Jail -- Germany surrenders -- Discharge -- The conductor -- Around the world -- Departure -- Christmas 1945.

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Steven James Hantzis is the son of James Harry Hantzis, former staff sergeant of the World War II 721st Railway Operating Battalion. A retired Grand Lodge representative for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Steven Hantzis worked twelve years as a brakeman-conductor for Conrail. Both his father and his great-grandfather were railroaders.<br> <br> For more information about the author, visit stevenjhantzis.com.

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