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'''Battle of [[Yunnan]]-[[Burma Road]]''' (Mid March – Early June 1942) was the name of the Chinese intervention to aid their British allies in the [[Japanese capture of Burma|1942 Burma Campaign]]. Its forces were composed of the Fifth, Sixth and Sixty-sixth Army under the command of the [[Chinese Expeditionary Force in Burma]], commanded by Lt. General [[Joseph Stilwell]], Lt. General [[Lo Cho-ying]] was his Executive Officer.
In February, 1942 General Lo Cho-ying directed 5th Army to move from western Yunan to the vicinity of [[Toungoo]] and further south in Burma. Advanced elements of the [[200th Division (National Revolutionary Army)|200th Division]] of 5th Army arrived at Toungoo on March 8, 1942 and took over defensive positions from the British forces. 6th Army was directed to move from [[Kunming]] to the Burma Thai border. Its leading elements reached [[Mawchi]], [[Mongpang]] and [[Mongtong]] in mid March. 66th Army later arrived in [[Lashio]] and [[Mandalay]] as a reserve and to assist the British forces in their operations.
[[Chinese Expeditionary Force in Burma]]
'''Battles of Yunnan-Burma Road Campaign:'''
* [[Battle of Tachiao]] Mar. 18–19, 1942
* [[Battle of Oktwin]] Mar. 20–23, 1942
* [[Battle of Toungoo]] Mar. 24–30, 1942
* [[Battle of Yedashe]] Apr. 5–8, 1942
* [[Battle of Szuwa River]] Apr. 10–16, 1942
* [[Battle of Mawchi and Bato]] Early April 1942
* [[Battle of Bawlake]] April 17, 1942
* [[Battle of Yenangyaung]] Apr. 17–19 1942
* [[Battle of Pyinmana]] April 17–20, 1942
* [[Battle of Loikaw]] April 20, 1942
* [[Battle of Hopong - Taunggyi]] April 20–24, 1942
* [[Battle of Loilem]] April 25, 1942
* [[Battle of Lashio]] April 29, 1942
* [[Battle of Hsenwe]] May 1, 1942
* [[Battle of Salween River]] May 6–31, 1942
* [[Battle of Hsipaw-Mogok Highway]] May 23, 1942
* [[China Burma India Theater of World War II]]
* The 1942 [[Burma Campaign#Japanese advance to the Indian frontier|Japanese advance to the Indian frontier]] in the Burma Campaign.
* [[Battle of Northern Burma and Western Yunnan]]
* [[X Force]] and [[Y Force]] for Chinese forces which fought in the Burma Campaign.
== Sources ==
* Hsu Long-hsuen and Chang Ming-kai, ''History of The Sino-Japanese War (1937–1945)'', 2nd Ed. ,1971. Translated by Wen Ha-hsiung , Chung Wu Publishing; 33, 140th Lane, Tung-hwa Street, Taipei, Taiwan Republic of China.
* Jon Latimer, ''Burma: The Forgotten War'', London: John Murray, 2004.
* [http://homepages.force9.net/rothwell/burmaweb/ChineseXForce.htm Orbat of the Chinese Expeditionary Force in Burma - 1942]
* [http://homepages.force9.net/rothwell/burmaweb/JapForces.htm Japanese forces in Burma, The 1942 Campaign]
* 中国抗日战争正面战场作战记 (China's Anti-Japanese War Combat Operations)
** Author : Guo Rugui, editor-in-chief Huang Yuzhang
** Press : Jiangsu People's Publishing House
** Date published : 2005-7-1
** ISBN 7-214-03034-9
** Online in Chinese [http://www.wehoo.net/book/wlwh/a30012/A0170.htm#]
*** [http://www.wehoo.net/book/wlwh/a30012/04898.htm 第八部分：太平洋战争爆发后的中国抗战中国远征军入缅援英作战 1 (The Chinese Expeditionary Force enters Burma to help England to fight)]
* [http://www.britain-at-war.org.uk/ww2/london_gazette/indo-burma_june_to_nov_1943/html/map_-_burma.htm Map of Burma in WWII] Showing railroads, roads and tracks.