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Reminiscences of Fred D. Beans : oral history, 1971

Creator: Beans, Fred D.
Project: Marine Corps project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 119 pages Sound recording: 2 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Marine Corps officer.

Scope and Contents

Education at the Naval Academy, 1926-30; Guardia Nacional Nicaragua; sea duty aboard USS TUSCALOOSA, 1934-5; duty in China, 1937-40; 2nd Defense Battalion in Samoa; Commanding Officer, 3rd Raider Battalion Noumea, Guadalcanal, Bougainville, 1943; observations on raider battalion concept and employment; Okinawa campaign; occupation of Yokosuka and Tsingtao; postwar problems in Division of Plans and Policies, Headquarters, Marine Corps, 1946-48.


Access Conditions

Interview is in the public domain.

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