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Reminiscences of William W. Buchanan [electronic resource] : oral history, 1969

Creator: Buchanan, William W.
Project: Marine Corps project.
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Phys. Desc. :sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Marine Corps officer.

Scope and Contents

University of Georgia, 1931-34; early Marine Corps training and assignments; genesis of defense battalion concepts, amphibious warfare doctrine; Quantico, 1941-43; formation of Marine Corps Women's Reserve; World War II: Roi-Namur, Saipan, Tinian, Iwo Jima; development of naval gunfire techniques in Pacific war; Fleet Marine Officer, 1950-52; Commanding Officer 9th Marines, Japan 1952-54; Army War College; Project Officer, Long Range Objectives Group, Office of Chief of Naval Operations, 1955-56.


Access Conditions

Interview is in the public domain.

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