The Shanghai Stars and Stripes: Witness to the Transition to Peace, 1945-1946 (Google eBook)

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McFarland, Jan 18, 2010 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 208 pages
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This work is an account of the China edition of the U.S. Army's daily newspaper, The Stars and Stripes, which was geared toward service personnel in the China Theater of Operations at the end of World War II and published for nearly a year. The book addresses Japanese repatriations, war-crime trials, the Chinese civil war and the rise of Communism as covered by the paper, and the paper's role in strengthening U.S. troop morale.
  

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Contents

Preface
1
Introduction
5
I Origins Foundations and Early Operations of the China Shanghai Edition of the Stars and Stripes
11
II The Home Front
28
III The Chinese Conundrum
34
IV Growing GI Unrest
38
V Japanese Problems
49
VI The China Scene Changes
61
X The Effects of Soldier Unrest on the Soldier Press
112
XI The Marines
120
XII The Conduct of Servicemen in Shanghai
132
XIII The Marshall Mission
136
XIV The Shanghai Stripes
147
XV Conclusions
161
Chapter Notes
171
Selected Bibliography
187

VII Two Redoubtable Staffers
64
VIII Going Home
80
IX The Worldwide Collapse of GI Morale
95

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About the author (2010)

Alfred Emile Cornebise is a professor emeritus of history at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. A Korean War veteran, he is the author of 10 books.

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