Monona County

T/4 Steven N. Seward

 

 
 

Whiting Soldier in Salween Area

Chinese Combat Command, United States Army—American liaison teams attached to armies of the Chinese expeditionary force, played an important role in the success of the Salween campaign, which made possible opening of the Stilwell (Ledo-Burma) road.  Here Technician Fourth Grade Steven N. Seward, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Seward of Whiting, Ia., sends a message on his field radio in the Salween combat area while a Chinese soldier watches.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, March 26, 1945 (photo included)