War

Chinese Communist Party Central Committee, “Resolution on Certain Questions in the History of our Party since the Founding of the People’s Republic of China,” June 27, 1981

June 27, 1981

This resolution repudiated “ultraleftism” as seen in Mao-led movements including the Cultural Revolution.

Tonkin Gulf Resolution, August 7, 1964

January 7, 1964

The Tonkin Gulf Resolution is of historical significance because it gave U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson authorization, without a formal declaration of war by Congress, for the use of conventional military force in Southeast Asia. Specifically, the resolution authorized the President to do whatever necessary in order to assist "any member or protocol state of the Southeast Asia Collective Defense Treaty." This included involving armed forces.

Order of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek Supplementing the Act of Surrender 1945

September 9, 1945

This is order No. 1 of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek to the Japanese forces in China, excluding Manchuria, Formosa, and French Indo-China north of 16 degrees of north latitude, which were surrendered under the act of 9 September 1945. This order supplements the acts of surrender to the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers and his General Order No. 1.

Instrument of Surrender by Japan, 1945

September 2, 1945

Instrument of Surrender by Japan, September 2, 1945, Tokyo Bay

Soong Mei-ling, “Addresses to the House of Respresentatives and to the Senate,” February 18, 1943.

February 18, 1943

宋美龄1943年2月18日在美国众议院的演说

Mr. Speaker and Members of the House of Representatives of the United States:

Japanese Note to the United States ("Fourteen Part Message"), 1941

December 7, 1941

Japanese Note to the United States, December 7, 1941,(Generally referred to as the "Fourteen Part Message.")

Yellow Peril! An Archive of Anti-Asian Fear

On Friday, March 7, guest speakers will discuss some of New York City's most urgent racial issues and link them back to divisive and corrosive stereotypes, policies, and practices.

Prize-Winning Author Nicole Mones Reading at the Skirball

Join prize-winning author Nicole Mones as she discusses Night in Shanghai, her epic novel about jazz, war, and the Holocaust.

Authors on Asia: Nicole Mones Presentation and Book Signing at the USC Pacific Asia Musuem

Join prize-winning author Nicole Mones as she discusses Night in Shanghai, her novel about jazz and war in Shanghai in 1936.

The Search for Major McMurrey

The Wilson Center presents "The Search for Major McMurrey", a documentary on American aviators who fought for China during WWII. The screening will be followed by a discussion with director Zhang Dongpan and the families of the men memorialized in the film.

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