TITLE

An Alaska--Siberia "Burma Road"

AUTHOR(S)
Mackaye, Benton
PUB. DATE
March 1942
SOURCE
New Republic;3/2/42, Vol. 106 Issue 9, p292
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Representative Anthony J. Dimond's bill authorizing the construction of a high-way to Alaska formally classed as a "Burma Road." Link of the arsenals of Eastern and Central States with far-off Northern Territory; Significance of the Burma Road in the World War; Reference to the article "Golden Strategy," by Max Werner, published in the January 12, 1942 issue; Visualization of the Burma Road; Possible usage of the road; Points on the projected road line from which construction can be carried on simultaneously; Problems that will be posed by the construction of the road.
ACCESSION #
14694718

 

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