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Inside Tibet

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Published on Jul 12, 2010

On the journey of a U.S. military and diplomatic mission from Gangtok, India, to Lhasa, Tibet during World War II. The party journeys through Natu La and Kechu La passes, stops at the British trail station, Gyantse, reviews troops of Tropji Regiment and is ferried across the Brahmaputra River. Scenes of Tibetan natives, terrain, travel facilities, housing,a New Year religious festival, the Dalai Lama's palaces in Lhasa, monasteries and other religious buildings.

For more on this journey, visit: http://blogs.archives.gov/prologue

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