Register of the Haydon L. Boatner Papers, 1932-1975.
|8 October 1900||Born, New Orleans, Louisiana|
|1918||Enlisted, U.S. Marine Corps|
|1919-1920||Student, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana|
|1920-1924||Graduate, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York|
|1930-1934||Chinese Language Student and Assistant Military Attache, American Embassy, Peking, China|
|1942||Promoted to Brigadier General|
|1942||Commanded General Stilwell's headquarters at Lashio, Burma, China-Burma-India Theater|
|1942||Commander, Chabua-Ledo Sector, China-Burma-India Theater|
|1942-1945||Chief of Staff, Chinese Army in India|
|1943-1945||Commanding General of Combat Troops, Ledo Sector, China-Burma-India Theater|
|1945||Chief of Staff, Chinese Combat Command, Kunming, China|
|1948-1951||Professor of Military Science and Tactics and Commandant of Cadets, A. & M. College of Texas|
|1951-1953||Deputy Commanding General, 2nd Division, Korea|
|1952||Commandant, P.O.W. Camp Koie Do, Korea (80,000 prisoners)|
|1952||Commandant, United Nations Prisoner of War Command, Korea (180,000 prisoners)|
|1952||Promoted to Major General|
|1952||Commanding General of Prisoners of War, Pusan|
|1952-1954||Deputy Commanding General, 4th Army|
|1957-1960||Provost Marshal General, Department of the Army, Washington, D.C.|
|1960||Retired as Major General|
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Bender, Roger James, 1974
Bergin, William E., 1943
Binder, L. James, 1971-1972
Chen, Shang, 1944
Chesley, Ray T., 1945
China, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1932
Clark, Mark W., 1953
Collins, James L., Jr., 1974
Dubose, Charles G., 1945
Fairbank, John K., 1971
Ferris, B. G., 1942
Frank, Walter W., 1945
Freeman, Paul F., Jr., 1943
Gregory, James B., 1959
Hargrove, George, Jr., 1945
Hayer, William T., 1945
Houston, Robert W., 1945
Huffine, Fred, n.d.
Johnson, Harold K., 1966
Johnson, Nelson Trusler, 1933
Larson, A. V., 1945
Marshall, George C., 1945
Merrill, F. D., 1943
Ming, Wong Chung, 1944
Mitchell, John B., 1945
Moynahan, George F., Jr., 1945
The New York Times Book Review, The Editor, 1971
Pattison, Hal C., 1967
Potebnya, Orr Y., n.d.
Slater, V., 1944
Stilwell, Joseph, 1942-1944
Teague, Olin E., 1974
Tower, John G., 1970
Von Wechmar, Ruediger, 1963
Walker, Leonard F., 1974
Wyman, W. G., 1942
"Asian Teeth are Needed for Geneva Conventions," Army, January 1974. Printed photocopy.
"Books on Burma." An unpublished typewritten notebook, 1942
Comments on "Crisis Fleeting," by James H. Stone. An unpublished typewritten article, n.d.
"A Digest and Interpretation of the Cheng Wu Chi." An unpublished typewritten graduate thesis, 1934
"Koje," Saga, n.d., printed copy
"The Ledo Road Today." A typewritten and carbon copy draft for The Military Engineer, 1956
"Messages from Burma." Bound unpublished handwritten messages to officers in the field, 1942-1944
"Military Control of Riots at Koje-Do." An unpublished typewritten draft, n.d.
"Military Geography of Manchuria." Handwritten and typewritten notes on the history of the Manchu military, 1934
"Prisoners of War for Sale," The American Legion, August 1962. Printed copy.
"Truce Tent and Fighting Front." An unpublished typewritten draft, n.d.
"Barbara Tuchman's Stilwell and the American Experience in China. A Statement Thereon for the Record." An unpublished typewritten draft, n.d.
U.S. Lend-lease activities with China, 1941. Unpublished handwritten drafts.
Campaigns and strategy, 1941-1945
Notes on the draft history of the First Burma Campaign, including synopsis
Report on Second Burma Campaign, 1944-1945
Charts and maps
Charts and maps
Japanese Operations, 1942-1945
Burma and Andaman Invasion Naval Operations, March 1942-April 1942. Japanese Monograph 79. Printed copy.
Burma Operations Record-The 15th Army Operations in Imphal Area and Withdrawal to Northern Burma. Japanese Monograph 134. Printed copy.
Burma Operations Record-The 33rd Army Operations. Japanese Monograph 148. Printed copy.
China Area Operations Record V.I. Japanese Monograph 70. Printed copy.
Japanese Preparation for Operations (prior to 1943). Japanese Monograph 77. Printed copy.
Japanese Studies in World War II (Historical Manuscript File). Japanese Monograph 57. Printed copy.
"Accident on Trip 595," typewritten (carbon copy) report, 1943
"Complete report on First Medical Training Unit," 1945. Typewritten (carbon copy) report.
"Interview with Colonel W. A. Fuller, Cav. at Ramgarh," 1945
"History of Services of Supply, China-Burma- India." An unpublished (carbon copy) typescript. 1944.
"History of the Ramgarh Training Center, 1942-45." Unpublished typescript carbon copy.
"Training of the Chinese Troops, 1942-43." An unpublished typewritten report.
"Burma, The Construction of the Ledo Road, 1944." An unpublished typewritten (carbon copy) report.
Handbook on China-United States Armed Forces in China-Burma-India. A bound volume, 1942. Printed copy.
Prisoners of War
Bibliography and notes
Charmatz, Jan P. and Harold M. Wit, "Repatriation of Prisoners of War and the 1949 Geneva Convention." Yale Law Journal, February 1953. Printed copy.
Haight, Gardiner M., "The Geneva Conventions in the Shadow War," U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, 1968. Printed copy.
Hymoff, Edward, "The Day the Reds Humiliated Uncle Sam," True, 1961. Printed copy.
Joy, C. Turner, How Communists Negotiate. Typewritten draft of excerpt.
Lerch, Archer L., "The Army Reports on Prisoners of War." Reprinted from The American Mercury, 1945
Geneva Conventions of August 12, 1949. Printed copy.
Protection of War Victims-Prisoners of War, 1949. Department of State Publication. Printed copy.
Termination of Captivity. Part IV, Section I. Direct Repatriation and Accommodation in Neutral Countries 1949. Printed copy.
United Nations Command, "Operations Instructions, Reference Enemy Prisoners of War," 1952. Printed copy.
Stone, Jules, "Legal Controls of International Conflict," 1954. A chapter from his published book.
Stilwell, Joseph W.
Tuchman, Barbara; Book reviews of Sand Against the Wind, and Stilwell and American Experience in China, 1911-1945, 1970.
Notes, memorabilia, newspaper clippings
Notes by Haydon L. Boatner on his papers at the Hoover Institution.
PHOTOGRAPHS 1942, 1952
13 photographs pertaining to the medical training for enlisted men, Burma, 1942
58 photographs pertaining to the United Nations Prisoner of War Camp, Korean War 1952