World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF CHINA: Little Joe Hissed

"Uncle Joe" was puzzled as his car rolled down the driveway. In the courtyard of his Chungking headquarters the entire staff of his China-Burma-India Command stood stiffly at attention. As Uncle Joe stepped out Colonel William ("Zamboanga Bill") Bergin stepped forward and shook his hand. "What is this, an execution?" Lieut. General Joe Stilwell muttered. In answer, Colonel Bergin read the President's citation: for bravery in leading and inspiring Chinese troops under fire in Burma last April. Then "Little Joe" stepped forward. Little Joe is Lieut. Colonel Joseph Stilwell Jr., 30-year-old assistant chief of Intelligence on his father's staff....

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