Home > Chongqing > Former Residence of Joseph W. Stilwell

Former Residence of Joseph W. Stilwell   

Only 4.5 about kilometers southeast of the Chongqing downtown, the residence of Joseph W. Stilwell is worth a visit. General Joseph Warren Stilwell (1883-1946) was chief commander of US forces in the China-Burma-India Theatre during World War II. In 1942, ranked as a major general, he was dispatched to CBI and was regarded as the best field commander in the entire United States Army. General Stilwell was a true friend of the Chinese people as well as a Chinese linguist. To recognize Stilwell's contribution to the Burma Road campaign, part of the Burma Road was named the Stilwell Road.

The main building of the museum is the former residence of General Joseph W. Stilwell. It is a three-storied house, including an office, an adjutant room, two meeting rooms, bedrooms and a basement. More than one hundred articles are displayed, such as, household goods, manuscripts and the uniform. In the residence's courtyard, a monument stands in the center and the epigraph is engraved in both English and Chinese. The epigraph was written by Franklin Delano Roosevelt on May 17, 1944.


More Attractions in Chongqing

Recommended China Tours Including Former Residence of Joseph W. Stilwell Chongqing

  • 10-day Yangtze Discove ...

    Five-star Ms. Century Paragon with an exciting Yangtze cruise special deal in November is going to take its distinguis ...

  • 10-day Expedition of Y ...

    This is a tour package that including the most popular cities along the Yangtze River, with several transportations co ...

  • 13-day Gateway to Chin ...

    Chongqing would be a good starting point for visiting the minorities areas in Guizhou and Guangxi: Take a flight from ...

Former Residence of Joseph W. Stilwell Photos