The Press: Missing in Action

At 33, Wilson Fielder knew the Far East as well as he did his own country: China was his first home. The son of U.S. Baptist missionaries, he was born in Cheng-chow, learned to speak Chinese as he learned English. After grade and high school at American schools in Honan Province, he went to the U.S. to college, studied journalism and history at Texas' Baylor University, in due time broke into the newspaper business as a reporter on the Waco News-Tribune.

By the time war came, friendly, fresh-faced Newsman Fielder had moved on, was working on the Corpus Christi Caller-Times. He enlisted...

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