Battle of (Mid March – Early June 1942) was the name of the Chinese intervention to aid their British allies in the Yunnan- Burma Road 1942 Burma Campaign. Its forces were composed of the 5th, 6th and 66th Army under the command of the Chinese Expeditionary Force in Burma, commanded by Lt. General Joseph Stilwell, Lt. General Luo Zhuoying was his Executive Officer.
In February 1942, General Lo Cho-ying directed 5th Army to move from western Yunnan to the vicinity of
Toungoo and further south in Burma. Advanced elements of the 200th Division of 5th Army arrived at Toungoo on March 8, 1942 and took over defensive positions from the British forces. The 6th Army was directed to move from Kunming to the Burma– Thai border. Its leading elements reached Mawchi, Mong Pan and Mong Ton in mid March. The 66th Army later arrived in Lashio and Mandalay as a reserve and to assist the British forces in their operations.
Battles of Yunnan-Burma Road Campaign:
Battle of Tachiao March 18–19, 1942
Battle of Oktwin March 20–23, 1942, in vicinity of Oktwin
Battle of Toungoo March 24–30, 1942, in and around Taungoo
Battle of Yedashe April 5–8, 1942, in vicinity of Yedashe
Battle of Szuwa River April 10–16, 1942, at Szuwa River northwest of Yedashe
Battle of Mawchi and Bato Early April 1942, in vicinity of Mawchi
Battle of Bawlake April 17, 1942, in vicinity of Bawlakhe
Battle of Yenangyaung April 17–19, 1942
Battle of Pyinmana April 17–20, 1942, in vicinity of Pyinmana
Battle of Loikaw April 20, 1942, in vicinity of Loikaw
Battle of Hopong-Taunggyi April 20–24, 1942, in vicinity of Hopong and Taunggyi
Battle of Loilem April 25, 1942, in vicinity of Loilem
Battle of Lashio April 29, 1942, in vicinity of Lashio
Battle of Hsenwe May 1, 1942
Battle of Salween River May 6–31, 1942
Battle of Hsipaw-Mogok Highway May 23, 1942
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.
Orbat of the Chinese Expeditionary Force in Burma – 1942
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 : 2005-07-01
ISBN 7-214-03034-9 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)
Map of Burma in World War II Showing railroads, roads and tracks. Topographic Maps of the battlefield area
Topographic Map NE 47-1 Pyinmana, for Battles of Yedashe, Szuwa River, Bawlake, Pyinmana and Loikaw
Topographic Map NE 47-5 Toungoo, for Battles of Taicho, Oktwin, Taungoo and Mawchi
Topographic Map NE 47-13 Yamethin, for Battle of Hopong - Taunggyi
Topographic Map NF 47-14 Mong Pan, for Battle of Loilem.
Topographic Map NF 47-6, for Battle of Lashio.
Topographic Map NF 47-5 Maymyo, for Battle of Hsipaw-Mogok Highway
Japanese Map of the Battle of Toungoo, Axis History Forum
Axis History Forum: Chinese 200th Division: descriptions of actions needed! Discussion and map of the battle of Toungoo and the actions leading up to it and subsequent battles of the campaign.
Map of Burma in World War II Showing rails, roads and tracks.
1944 aerial photograph of Toungoo