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China--Foreign relations--United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

27th Troop Carrier Squadron Foundation papers

 Collection — 00.0241 - Box 1
Identifier: 00.0241
Scope and Contents

This collection related to the 27th Troop Carrier Squadron includes a manuscript that consists of memoirs entitled "Freedom Rings," which were gathered from members of the Army's 27th Troop Carrier Squadron about their time in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater. The squadron was in the CBI Theater from 1942-1945. The squadron was involved in many Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and SACO (Sino-American-Cooperative-Organization) operations, including rescues and liberations of P.O.W.'s. The collection includes their veteran's association magazine/newsletters as well.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1942-2002; Other: Majority of material found within 1948-1982; Other: Date acquired: 05/18/2002

John L. Haynes collection

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2007 Box 1 (07.0001-07.0074), Folder: 07.0064- Folder 1
Identifier: 07.0064
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to John L. Haynes, who was a U.S. Marine from Jacksonville, Florida. He served in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater during World War II and also in the Korean War. The collection includes a transcription of an interview of Mr. Haynes, a copy of excerpt from a book concerning fighting in North China during WWII, a newspaper article about the China Marine Association, a WWII-era newspaper article about fighting in North China, WWII photographs of Mr. Haynes, and issues of "China Marine Scuttlebutt," the official publication of the China Marine Association.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1945-2007; Other: Majority of material found in 2003-2007; Other: Date acquired: 05/21/2007

James Wesley Fackler papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections -1998 Box 8 (98.0142-98.0162), Folder: 98.0161 - Folder 1
Identifier: 98.0161
Scope and Contents James Wesley Fackler served as a U.S. Navy corpsman during World War II in a medical company that directly supported the U.S. Marines during the Battle of Okinawa. The collection includes the daily log of Medical Company C for the period April-June 1945 while the company was in direct support of the 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division on Okinawa. The manuscript describes the activities of a member of a medical company, probably written by Fackler. It describes life as a corpsman, liberty, neuropsychiatric wards, battle fatigue, transportation, training at Camp Lejeune, entertainment onboard ship, training on Benika Island of the Russell Island group, food on the islands...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 05/19/1997

Carl Emil and Marion Bennett Johnson letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 16.0002
Scope and Contents This World War II collection relates to First Lieutenant Carl Johnson and his wife Marion Bennett Johnson and includes various letters, photographs, telegrams, cards, documents, and memorabilia. Carl's letters to Marion comprise the bulk of the collection and detail his college experiences as well as his training and overseas military experience as a United States Marine Corp officer during and after the war. During his career as a Marine, he was stationed at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, then went to San Francisco to start his voyage in the Pacific. He went to Pearl Harbor, Guam, and Okinawa before arriving in China where he served as a Commanding Officer. Marion's letters to Carl...
Dates: 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 02/16/2016

Fenton Keyes collection

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box 14 (01.0360-01.0384), Folder: 01.0383 - Folder 1
Identifier: 01.0383
Scope and Contents

The collection is related to Fenton Keyes who served in the U.S. Army in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II. The collection includes a poem, photograph, and a drawing by J.C.W. Dix, the brother of Fenton Keyes's wife, Elizabeth Dix Keyes. The collection also includes a copy of a New York Times Magazine story about the Leyte Gulf from October 24, 1945, and a book review on a naval book about the war. The collection also contains a bulletin written by Fenton Keyes about his time in China during the war and his book collection.

Dates: 1944-1954; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/2001; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-04-03

Richard Hollis Marsh manuscript

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box 2 (01.0034-01.0057), Folder: 01.0036 - Folder 1
Identifier: 01.0036
Scope and Contents The collection contains a memoir written by Richard Hollis Marsh who served in the Merchant Marines in the Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II and Tony Marsh who worked at the Italian Consulate. The narrative outlines Marsh's experiences in the Pacific and experiences in the Italian Consulate in Tientsin, China. The narrative outlines Richard March's experiences in the Pacific and Tony Marsh's experiences in the Italian Consulate in Tientsin, China. The memoir does not contain many details about the war, because it covers the long time period between 1939 to 1946, and only has short descriptions for each year. However, it does contain important information such...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1939-1946; Other: Date acquired: 02/13/2003

Sheridan S. Winkelman papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box 22 (01.0525-01.0532), Folder: 01.0529 - Folder 1
Identifier: 01.0529
Scope and Contents

These papers relate to Sheridan S. Winkelman, who served in the China Burma India (CBI) Theater during World War II in the U.S. Army Air Corps with the 12 Bombardment Group. The manuscript covers many topics, such as training and US activities in CA, Myrtle Beach, SC, and then in the CBI Theater, life in India, the economic crisis, prostitution, anti-Japanese sentiment, and gender concepts in China. He also discusses coming home and peace at the end of the war.

Dates: 1941-1945; Other: Date acquired: 2001-09-24; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-04-07