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Around the world in 80 days, 1945-1990.

Author: Bruce Chester Hunt; Albert C Wedemeyer; Joseph Warren Stilwell; Saints at War.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Contains a very detailed memoir discussing Hunt's induction into the military and his long journey to the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations during the close of the war. Discusses the landscape and peoples of the countries, regions or cities that he visited including Goose Bay, Canada; Greenland; Iceland; Scotland; Tripoli; Cairo; Iraq; Iran; and India. Discusses his missions aboard a C-46 Cargo Plane inside  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Photographs
Personal narratives
Memoirs
Letters
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: George C Marshall; George C Marshall
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Chester Hunt; Albert C Wedemeyer; Joseph Warren Stilwell; Saints at War.
OCLC Number: 51804232
Description: 1 folder (54 pages)

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Contains a very detailed memoir discussing Hunt's induction into the military and his long journey to the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations during the close of the war. Discusses the landscape and peoples of the countries, regions or cities that he visited including Goose Bay, Canada; Greenland; Iceland; Scotland; Tripoli; Cairo; Iraq; Iran; and India. Discusses his missions aboard a C-46 Cargo Plane inside China and his unit's contribution to the George C. Marshall peace process between Chinese nationalist and communist forces. Mentions many narrow escapes, the dangers of flying and his assignments to Peiping, Yenan and Shanghai, China. States his opinions concerning the reasons for the end of the war in China and the beginning of communist takeover. Also includes photocopied military documents and photographs, and published statements by Lt. General A.C. Wedemeyer discussing the accomplishments of American involvement in China, and statement by General Joseph W. Stillwell concerning the transition from army to civilian life. Also contains letters written by Hunt to his family discussing his experiences.

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