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Early Life: education; assigned to Pacific theater of WWII, 1943.
China Experiences: given command of Army Air Corps Weather Central Station at Chengtu; description of weather-information-gathering stations in China; response to military service during WWII; impression of American attitude toward Chinese during WWII; assessment of Chinese military situation; impression of corruption in Nationalist government; leaves China, 1945; response to Mao and Communists during time spent in China; memorable military figures in China; response to China missionaries; the future of sino-western relations.
Midwest China Center
Pacific theater, WWII, Army Air Corps, Weather Central Station, Chengtu, weather-information-gathering, military service, American, Chinese military, corruption, Nationalist government, Mao, Communists, missionaries, sino-western relations
Gaalswyk, Arie, "Midwest China Oral History Interviews" (1977). China Oral Histories. 43.