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Inventory of the John Richard Shaffer papers
2000C5  
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Description
Photographs and writings relating to military activities in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II. Includes photographs of Chiang Kai-shek and of General Joseph W. Stilwell.
Background
John Richard Shaffer served as a technical sergeant in the United States Army on assignment as both war correspondent and photographer during World War II in the China-Burma-India Theatre from 1942-1944. Shaffer’s career after World War II involved writing on the topics of the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater, and contributing to publications such as: “The Nation,” “Common Sense” and “Social Education.” Shaffer, who earned a doctorate degree in Education, was on faculty at the University of Southern Mississippi and State University of New York (SUNY), Cortland.
Extent
1 oversize box (0.4 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
Collection is open for research.