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Henrietta Thompson's notes on Jack Belden. These notes seem to be a combination of Thompson’s memories of meeting Belden and perhaps a summary of Belden's account of an argument that took place at the start of the Walkout; several of Thompson's interviewees mentioned this argument that revolved around the suggestion, by one or some of the Americans, that they leave some of the group behind in order to expedite their own escape from Burma.

Publication Date

1974

Keywords

Burma, Myanmar, Jack Belden, Henrietta Thompson, War correspondent, Retreat With Stilwell, Burmese nurses

Disciplines

Asian History | Military History | Oral History | United States History

Belden Document 9: Henrietta Thompson's

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