A letter from Henrietta Thompson to then-retired war correspondent Jack Belden who had walked out of Burma with General Stilwell in 1942, and published Retreat with Stilwell in 1943. Thompson had obtained Belden’s address by sending a series of letters to his publisher. This is her second letter to Belden requesting an interview (she had received no answer to her first).
Henrietta Thompson, Jack Belden, Retreat with Stilwell, Stilwell, Burma, Myanmar, war correspondent
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Thompson, Henrietta, "Belden Document 2: Letter from Henrietta Thompson to Jack Belden" (1972). Henrietta Thompson Papers. 1.