Tibet, 1942-43

In the early 1940s, two U.S. Army officers, Lt. Col. Ilya Tolstoy and Capt. Brooke Dolan were sent to Tibet from India to explore the possibility of getting military supplies to Chiang Kai-shek's Republican Chinese government through Tibet. The photos of their expedition are remarkable, showing a Tibet that, in some ways, has changed and in others is perpetually the same.

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