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China : records of the U.S. Department of State, 1940-1944.
Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, 2016.
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Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, 2016.
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Date range of documents: 1940-1944.
Reproduction of the originals from the U.S. National Archives.
China in the Second World War is the focus of this collection. Documents include correspondence from the American Chamber of Commerce of Shanghai (September 1940); discussions calling for protection of American newspapers in China prior to United States entry into the war; letters to Sumner Welles, undersecretary of state; documents noting "unfavorable comments made by Japanese-controlled press ... concerning foreigners and policies of the United States and Great Britain" (June 1941); the correspondence of Everett F. Drumright, American consul (August 1942); samples of "Chinese Communist publications" supplied by the Embassy at Chungking under cover of dispatches (June 1943); among many other unique holdings. Topics include the wartime relations between the United States and China, with emphasis on China's military position and U.S. efforts to give military assistance; U.S. Army analysis of military operations; U.S. interests regarding Kuomintang-Communist relations and negotiations; and efforts to provide technical assistance to China and to facilitate greater cultural cooperation between the United States and China.
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