Title: Haydon L. Boatner Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1932-1975
Collection number: 74020
Boatner, Haydon L. (Haydon Lemaire), 1900-1977.
Collection Size: 8 manuscript boxes, 2 envelopes (3.5 linear feet)
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, studies, maps, notes, photographs, and printed matter, relating to military strategy and
operations in the China-Burma-India Theater, and to the United Nations prisoner of war camps during the Korean War.
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[Identification of item], Haydon L. Boatner Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1974.
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United States. Army--Officers.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Prisoners and prisons.
Prisoners of war.
World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Burma.
World War, 1939-1945--China.
|8 October 1900
||Born, New Orleans, Louisiana
||Enlisted, U.S. Marine Corps
||Student, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
||Graduate, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York
||Chinese Language Student and Assistant Military Attache, American Embassy, Peking, China
||Promoted to Brigadier General
||Commanded General Stilwell's headquarters at Lashio, Burma, China-Burma-India Theater
||Commander, Chabua-Ledo Sector, China-Burma-India Theater
||Chief of Staff, Chinese Army in India
||Commanding General of Combat Troops, Ledo Sector, China-Burma-India Theater
||Chief of Staff, Chinese Combat Command, Kunming, China
||Professor of Military Science and Tactics and Commandant of Cadets, A. & M. College of Texas
||Deputy Commanding General, 2nd Division, Korea
||Commandant, P.O.W. Camp Koie Do, Korea (80,000 prisoners)
||Commandant, United Nations Prisoner of War Command, Korea (180,000 prisoners)
||Promoted to Major General
||Commanding General of Prisoners of War, Pusan
||Deputy Commanding General, 4th Army
||Provost Marshal General, Department of the Army, Washington, D.C.
||Retired as Major General