By J. R. R. Tolkien
The 1st quantity in J.R.R. Tolkien's epic experience THE LORD OF THE RINGS
One Ring to rule all of them, One Ring to discover them, One Ring to convey all of them and within the darkness bind them
In precedent days the earrings of strength have been crafted by way of the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the darkish Lord, cast the single Ring, filling it together with his personal energy in order that he may well rule all others. however the One Ring used to be taken from him, and although he sought it all through Middle-earth, it remained misplaced to him. After many a while it fell into the arms of Bilbo Baggins, as advised in The Hobbit. In a sleepy village within the Shire, younger Frodo Baggins unearths himself confronted with a tremendous activity, as his aged cousin Bilbo entrusts the hoop to his care. Frodo needs to go away his domestic and make a dangerous trip throughout Middle-earth to the Cracks of Doom, there to ruin the hoop and foil the darkish Lord in his evil purpose.
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These men and women were invaluable, not only because they were directly involved but also because they could explain the rationale behind particular reports, the undocumented restlessness that prompted trips behind the Japanese lines, and the genesis of decisions made in remote field posts. Their perspectives and astuteness, even their disagreements with one another, have enriched this account. I conversed extensively with all of Dixie's commanding officers. As a result, I gained insights into the organization of the group, its daily duties, its relations with the Chinese Communists, and the bonds between the men.
Carter strips away many clichés and shows that the American observers in Yenan were neither the naive dupes of right-wing folklore nor the ignored harbingers of a new Golden Age in Chinese-American cooperation. They were, in fact, a diverse and dedicated group of soldiers, diplomats, and technicians trying hard to serve their country, win a war, and learn about momentous developments in the interior of the world's most populous country. This book gives them the history they deserve. All those interested in the history of Chinese-American relations during the Second World War will appreciate Carolle Carter's contribution.
Rather, it was sincere outreach that envisioned Soviet-American cooperation on a global scale. 35 Fifty years after its creation, the Yenan Observer Group continues to merit attention. For one thing, in recent years the Chinese have recalled the Mission with almost as much nostalgia as was expressed by the majority of the participants during my interviews. In 1978 and 1991 the government of the People's Republic invited the Dixie alumni and their families for return visits and gave them red carpet treatment.