Burma Road

road betw. N Burma (Myanmar) and SW China; a World War II supply route.

Webster's Gazetteer. 2013.

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  • Burma Road — ist eine Bezeichnung für folgende Verbindungsstraßen: Burmastraße, eine Verbindungsstraße von Burma nach China, die im Zweiten Weltkrieg als Nachschubweg der Alliierten für die chinesischen Truppen von Bedeutung war. Burma Road (Israel), eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Burma Road — [ Ledo Road] The Burma Road is a road linking Burma (also called Myanmar) with China. Its terminals are Kunming, Yunnan and Lashio, Burma. When it was built, Burma was a British colony.The road is convert|717|mi|km|0 long and runs through rough… …   Wikipedia

  • Burma Road — a road extending from Lashio, Burma, to Chungking, China: used during World War II to supply Allied military forces in China. [1935 40] * * * Former highway, South Asia. It ran 681 mi (1,096 km) from Lashio (in eastern Burma, now Myanmar)… …   Universalium

  • Burma Road — road extending from Burma to China which was used during World War II to transport supplies to allied forces in China …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Burma Road — /bɜmə ˈroʊd/ (say bermuh rohd) noun a mountainous road extending from the town Lashio in northern Burma (now Myanmar) through China to Kunming in Yunnan province in the north west; used in World War II for supplying Jiang Jie shi s forces in… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Burma Road — a road extending from Lashio, Burma, to Chungking, China: used during World War II to supply Allied military forces in China. [1935 40] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Burma Road (Israel) — Verlauf der Burma Road Schautafel der Burma Road …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Burma Road (Israel) — The Burma Road was a makeshift route built by Israeli forces headed by general Mickey Marcus during the 1948 Siege of Jerusalem, inspired by the WWII route into China.Jerusalem had been under siege intermittently since the beginning of 1948… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Yunnan-Burma Road — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Yunnan Burma Road partof=the Second Sino Japanese War, World War II caption= date= March – June 1942 place= Burma result= Japanese victorycombatant1= flag|Japan, Imperial Japanese Army combatant2=… …   Wikipedia

  • Burma Research Society —    Established by John S. Furnivall in 1909 and holding its first meeting the following year, the society s goal was to promote scientific and cultural studies on the country. It sponsored seminars and conferences and published The Journal of the …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

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