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American Military Cemetery in Puzhao

triathlete (8 posts) • 0

Does anyone know the exact location of the military cemetery in Puzhao. There are 300 US pilots buried there from WWII—members of the Flying Tigers that were stationed here in Kunming 1941-1944. Thanks

zlif23 (159 posts) • 0

飞虎队公墓位于昆明普照村公所小蔴苴自然村长春山,距市区公里巫家坝机场公里.
it is on chang chun shan, in xiao ma ju, puzhao, 4 km from the airport.

or, maybe you can contact to:
YUNNAN FLYING TIGERS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
电话(Tel):0871-5616110

传真(Fax):0871-5612877

邮编(Post No):650031

邮箱(E-mail):[email protected]

地址(Add):中国昆明市龙翔街77 (77 Longxiang Street,Kunming,Yunnan Province,China)

ludwig (104 posts) • 0

If you use Google Earth or something (not Google maps, they are off by several hundred meters): N25.003099 E102.80293.

There is also a map at www.yunnanexplorer.com/map/flyingtigers/
(shameless plug, will only work in new browsers). The location of the stone marker is the brown dot.

Easiest way to get there is to find a taxi driver who knows where Puzhao 普照村 is (and is willing to drive there). Just before Puzhao is a turn which takes you on a rough road crossing the railway and going a little uphill towards some old factory building (hey this could be anywhere in China). That is as far as a car can go coming this way. On foot you then head uphill on an ill-defined path with the old factory to your right. You will already see a few Chinese graves. Once on top you will also find a better dirt road (there is somewhere a road connection to it, of course, but I do not know where), where you turn left and follow that path going slightly uphill. The new stone marker, put there just a few years ago, comes maybe 100-200m on your right. That's it. Do not expect any bones or skulls on the ground.

Ludwig

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