Reports and memoranda on China by Kenneth Cantlie during the Second World War

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Cantlie, Kenneth

Folder with reports and memoranda prepared by Kenneth Cantlie relating to the Second World War and China. Contains a draft memorandum on measures on how to maintain Chinese and British relations with background information on Chinese politics, Kuomingtang and culture (written after British retreat from Burma 1941-1942); a three-page draft review on Chinese politics and notable figures within Kuomingtang, including Sun Yat-Sen, Chiang Kai-Shek, T.V. Soong and Soong sisters (written most likely early 1940s); an original folder titled 'CH. RLYS AND WAR' containing a copy of a report by Kenneth Cantlie to the Minister of Railways, China, 1936, outlining the preparations of Chinese railways for Sino-Japanese hostilities with a cover letter from War Office, London 5th August 1940 (31 pages).


1 file with 37 pages

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