Join us on the Burma Road as we travel to Kunming, China
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The 320 men of the 69th DRS drove 90-100 vehicles from Camp Kamcharapara, Calcutta, across the Ledo/Burma Road to Kunming, China, a distance of 1,708 miles.
All of the trucks were manufactured by the General Motors Corporation (GMC) traveled an average of 75 miles per day, taking 23 days to reach Kunming.
Those who drove heavy equipment could only average 40 miles per day and took about 40 days to reach Kunming.