Diary transcripts, letters, reports, maps, photographs, motion picture film, and memorabilia, relating to Chinese communist
forces and the Japanese occupation of China during World War II. Includes weapons, clothing and equipment used by Chinese
communists during World War II.
Wilbur Peterkin was a Colonel in the United States Army. He served as the Executive Officer and Commanding Officer of the
United States Army Observer Group, more commonly referred to as the Dixie Mission, with Chinese communist forces in Yenan,
11 manuscript boxes, 2 envelopes, 1 album box, 3 motion picture film reels, 1 microfilm reel, 2 videotape cassettes, memorabilia
(4.5 linear feet)
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