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Online References

These sites were used in the research for the book or are suggested locations to learn more about subjects in the book.


The links were validated January 7, 2024.

The State Historical Society of Missouri,


Jackson County Historical Society,


China – Burma – India Theater (contains vast record of content for the CBI theater),


Northeast Kansas City Historical Society,


Janssen Place Book, Mount Washington Cemetery Historical Society,


Kansas City Library, Missouri Valley Special Collections,


The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression,

Steelville Historical Society,


Organizations and Clubs

DeMolay International (and Legion of Honor),

Independent Order of Odd Fellows,

International Order of Hoo Hoo,

Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri,

The Pythians, The Order of the Knights of Pythias,

Modern Woodmen of America,

Pauma Valley Country Club,


Colleges and Universities

The University of Missouri,

Skidmore College,

William Jewell College,

The University of Mary Hardin Baylor,

Metropolitan Community College (Kansas City Junior College),

The Kansas City Star,

The Independent,


Congressional Record for the 80th Congress (records for all terms are accessible here),


Congressman Emanual Cleaver (current Missouri 5th Congressional District Representative),


Jackson County Republican Party,


National Archives Catalog Search,


National Museum of the United States Air Force,


United States Army Corps of Engineers,


United States Army Center of Military History,


United States Army Special Operations Command History Office,


United States Air Force Historical Research Agency,


United States Office of Strategic Services (Detachment 101),


United States Office of the Historian, Foreign Relations of the United States (declassified records for each president),


Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum,


West Point Modern War Institute,


Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum (digital collections),


The George C. Marshall Foundation,


Harry S. Truman Library and Museum,

Current Burma and Stilwell Road Sites

Burma Road Information,

Songshan Battle,


Federal Bureau of Investigation, early involvement in Kansas City election frauds,


Missouri Secretary of State “Blue Book” – (note that ward and precinct level information is only accessible in the office),


The National World War II Museum, New Orleans,


The Laffer Center, The Laffer Curve,


The Life (Magazine) Picture Collection,


National Diet Library, Birth of the Constitution of Japan, by Ancestry,


U.S. Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation,


(U.S.S) General Harry Taylor. Naval History and Heritage Command.


Willard Mullin (cartoonist),

"Golden Age of Baseball" (Willard Mullin with Michael Powers),

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