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December 23, 1954

Letter, Willard B. Cowles to UN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold

Willard Cowles forwards documents concerning the mission of a B-29 of the 581st Air Resupply And Communications Wing shot down during the Korean War. The Chinese claimed the plane was over Chinese territory on an espionage mission, which the United Nations denied.


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United Nations Archives and Records Management Section, Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold (1953-1961)
, Political - China - Secretary General's visit to Peking 15455 - basic documents - Korean Prisoners of War, S-0846-0002-04. Obtained by Ole Jakob Skatun


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