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Stilwell and the American experience in China, 1911-45

Author: Barbara W Tuchman
Publisher: New York, Macmillan [©1971]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In tracing the fortunes of America's commander in China during World War II, the author attempts to explore the U.S.'s involvement with the Chinese.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tuchman, Barbara Wertheim.
Stilwell and the American experience in China, 1911-45.
New York, Macmillan [1970]
(OCoLC)560243032
Online version:
Tuchman, Barbara Wertheim.
Stilwell and the American experience in China, 1911-45.
New York, Macmillan [1970]
(OCoLC)608115536
Named Person: Joseph Warren Stilwell; Joseph Warren Stilwell; Joseph Warren Stilwell; Joseph Warren Stilwell; Joseph Warren Stilwell
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara W Tuchman
ISBN: 0802138527 9780802138521 9780812986204 0812986202
OCLC Number: 109537
Awards: Pulizer Prize, General Nonfiction, 1972.
Description: xv, 621 pages illustrations, maps, portraits 24 cm
Contents: Foundations of an officer --
Visitor to Revolution: china, 1911 --
The Great War: St. Mihiel and Shantung --
Assignment to Peking: years of the warlords, 1920-23 --
The "can do" regiment and the rise of Chiang Kai-shek, 1926-29 --
"Vinegar Joe," 1929-35 --
Military Attaché: China's last chance, 1935-37 --
Military Attaché: Sino-Japanese War, 1937-39 --
The rush to prepare 1939-41 --
"I'll go where I'm sent", December 1941-February 1942 --
"A hell of a beating", March-May 1942 --
The client, June --
October 1942 --
"Peanut and I on a raft", August 1942 --
January 1943 --
The President's policy, January-May 1943 --
Stillwell must go, June-October 1943 --
China's hour at Cairo, November-December 1943 --
The road back, December 1943-July 1944 --
"The future of all Asia is at stake", June-September 1944 --
The limits of "can do", September-November 1944 --
"We ought to get out- now", 1945-46 --
Appendix: Road-building, 1921: Haphazard conversations by Major Joseph W. Stilwell.
Responsibility: [by] Barbara W. Tuchman.

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In tracing the fortunes of America's commander in China during World War II, the author attempts to explore the U.S.'s involvement with the Chinese.

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