University of California, Berkely: Center for Chinese Studies, 1970. China Research Monograph Number Six. September 1970. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; Tan spine with black text; Wraps are generally clean with very minor soiling, protected in Mylar plastic cover; Text is clean and unmarked, several B&W photographs, inside of back wrap is a map of the Communist areas of North China at the time. pp 96. Wikipedia information about the monograph's author: "David Dean Barrett (August 6, 1892 - February 3, 1977) was an American soldier, a diplomat, and an old Army China hand. Barrett served more than 35 years in the U.S. Army, almost entirely in China. Barrett was part of the American military experience in China, and played a critical role in the first official contact between the Communist Party of China and the United States government. He commanded the 1944 U.S. Army Observation Group, also known as the Dixie Mission, to Yan'an, China. However, his involvement in the Dixie Mission cost him promotion to general, when Presidential Envoy Patrick Hurley falsely accused Barrett of undermining his mission to unite the Communists and Nationalists." Also from Wikipedia:"In 2013, the story of the Dixie Mission served as the historical basis for a new WWII novel called Two Sons of China, by Andrew Lam. Colonel Barrett is portrayed as a prominent historical figure in the book. It was released by Bondfire Books in December 2013. NASS Military. (Inventory #: 14-430-1263884)
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