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Peterkin (Wilbur J.) papers
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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, China, 1944-1945.
11 manuscript boxes, 2 envelopes, 1 album box, 3 motion picture film reels, 1 microfilm reel, 2 videotape cassettes, memorabilia, media (4.5 Linear Feet)
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Boxes 3-4 and OCM4 may not be used without permission of the Archivist. The remainder of the collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.