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World War (1939-1945) -- China

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Sidney Dashevsky Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 21, Folder: 5-6, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: 2017-507-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence from SF 1/C Sidney Dashevsky, USN to his fiancee Emily Van Gelder during the Second World War. Dashevsky was was deployed for almost the entire time he knew her during this correspondence, from 1943 to 1946.

Dates: 1943 January 10 - 1946 January 18

John P. Hurndall Second World War collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2016-172-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains photographs, letters, scrapbooks, and other material belonging to John P. Hurndall, who was part of the United States Reparations Mission following the Second World War.

Dates: 1945 November 26 - 1966 May 5

Martha Johnson Second World War correspondence and photographs

 Collection — Box WWII 30, Folder: 6-7, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: 2019-084-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains 29 correspondence to Martha Johnson from various authors during the Second World War. Also included are 13 photographs of soldiers and destruction in the South Pacific, as well as some of the correspondents.

Dates: 1943 December 31 - 1947 March 6

Lenore Schwartz Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 2, Folder: 1-2, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: 2014-058-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains eleven correspondence from three different soldiers writing to Lenore Schwartz during the Second World War Two.

Dates: 1943 March 25 - 1944 December 26

Series 1, Correspondence from John P. Hurndall, 1945 November 26 - 1946 July 1

 Series — Box WWII 96, Folder: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This series contains five letters that Hurndall sent to his wife while he was overseas on the U.S. Reparations Mission. Hurndall sent the letters from Japan, China, Manchuria, and Korea.In the letters, Hurndall writes about the atmosphere in various Chinese cities after the war. He describes Shanghai as a “madhouse" and writes about the high prices of merchandise: “Since the Americans have come in prices have risen 400 to 500% and higher than the U.S. for the same things.” In...
Dates: 1945 November 26 - 1946 July 1

Series 2, Scrapbooks, 1945 November - 1946 October

 Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This series contains three scrapbooks: US Reparations Mission to the Far East and Europe, US Reparations Mission to Japan and the unlabeled scrapbook US Reparations Mission Asia. The scrapbooks contains photographs taken from late 1945 to mid-1946 during trips by staff members of the US Reparations Mission. The scrapbooks contain pictures of Japan, China, Korea, Manchuria, Germany, Britain, France, the Philippines, Egypt, and Guam. The US Reparations Mission to the Far East...
Dates: 1945 November - 1946 October

Series 4, Los Angeles World Affairs Council speech

 Series — Box WWII 97, Folder: 5, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents According to a note on an envelope provided with this collection, this series contains the typewritten rough draft of a speech that Hurndall gave to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council. The date of the speech is not known. The rough draft includes crossed out paragraphs and the handwritten addition of text. In the draft speech, Hurndall writes about visiting Manchuria and China in the summer of 1946 as part of the US Reparations Mission. He describes life in Manchuria after...
Dates: 1945 November 26 - 1966 May 5

Spencer W. Walker Second World War correspondence and photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2017-159-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence and photographs from First Lieutenant Spencer W. Walker, United States Army Air Corps to his family and friends during the Second World War. Most of the correspondence is contained within two scrapbooks. Also included is one memoir, with transcriptions of the collected letters and 190 photographs, compiled by Lt. Walker circa 2000, as well as several black and white photographs with photocopies.

Dates: 1943 November 5 - 1946 January 29