Thursday, November 20, 2008

Jade Dragon Mountain, Lijiang? Photo by a Hump flyer, 1944

In 1943, Joseph Rock was asked by the US air force to help compile maps of the Gaoligong Mountain area, known as the Hump, over which supply planes were flying in supplies from India to China. Here are some original photos of the Salween canyon and the peaks, by William Vandivert

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