The Resource Around the world in 80 days

Around the world in 80 days

Label
Around the world in 80 days, 1945-1990
Title
Around the world in 80 days
Inclusive dates
1945-1990
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains a very detailed memoir discussing Hunt's induction into the military and his long journey to the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations during the close of the war. Discusses the landscape and peoples of the countries, regions or cities that he visited including Goose Bay, Canada; Greenland; Iceland; Scotland; Tripoli; Cairo; Iraq; Iran; and India. Discusses his missions aboard a C-46 Cargo Plane inside China and his unit's contribution to the George C. Marshall peace process between Chinese nationalist and communist forces. Mentions many narrow escapes, the dangers of flying and his assignments to Peiping, Yenan, and Shanghai, China. States his opinions concerning the reasons for the end of the war in China and the beginning of communist takeover. Also includes photocopied military documents and photographs, and published statements by Lt. General A. C. Wedemeyer discussing the accomplishments of American involvement in China, and statement by General Joseph W. Stilwell concerning the transition from army to civilian life. Also contains letters written by Hunt to his family discussing his experiences
Biographical or historical data
Served in the US Army Air Forces during World War II as a radio operator in the 332nd Troop Carrier Squadron based in China, 1945-46.
Cataloging source
UPB
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Around the world in 80 days
Instantiates
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 1
  • (54 pages).
Immediate source of acquisition
Bruce Chester Hunt 815 West 8th Place Mesa, AZ 85201 Home Phone: (480)833-5339 Email: hunthouse@fastq.com
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Ownership
Items donated by the creator to the Saints At War Project in 2001.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn373490333
Type of unit
folder
Label
Around the world in 80 days
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 1
  • (54 pages).
Immediate source of acquisition
Bruce Chester Hunt 815 West 8th Place Mesa, AZ 85201 Home Phone: (480)833-5339 Email: hunthouse@fastq.com
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Ownership
Items donated by the creator to the Saints At War Project in 2001.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn373490333
Type of unit
folder

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