STILWELL, JOSEPH WARREN Papers. 1942-1944
Published January 25, 2008
.02 cu ft
Call No. 805.04B, 825.04A
IRIS Nos. 0264006, 0266325
(1883-1946). General. US Army, 1904-1946. Born 19 March 1883, Palatka, FL. BS, United States Military Academy, 1904. General Staff Course, 1921; Advanced Infantry Course, 1924; Command and General Staff Course, 1926. Commissioned Second Lieutenant, Infantry, 1904. Career assignments include: various duties as company and field grade officer, 1904-1929; Instructor, Infantry School, 1929-1932; Reserve Training Duty, San Diego, CA, 1932-1934; Military Attaché, China, 1935-1939; Commanding General, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 1939-1941; Commanding General, III Corps, 1941; Chief of Staff to Generalissimo Chiang-Kai-Shek, 1942; concurrently Commanding Officer of all American Forces in the China-Burma-India Theater; Commander, 5th and 6th Chinese Armies; Deputy Commander, South East Asia Command, 1943-1944; Chief of Army Ground Forces, 1945; Commanding General, 10th Army, 1945; Acting Military Governor, Rzukyu Islands, 1945; Commander, Western Defense Command, 1945-1946; Commander, 6th Army, 1946. Died 12 October 1946, San Francisco, CA.
Official papers relating to Stilwell's command of Allied Forces in the China-Burma-India Theater, 1942-1944. Includes some photographs of the 5th Liaison Squadron. Also includes the Army Air Forces' section of the report submitted to the Secretary of War on Stilwell's mission in the CBI Theater (1942-1944).
Related materials located in the Hoover Institute on War, Revolution, and Peace, Stanford University include other personal papers.