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Reminiscences of Thomas E. Bourke : oral history, 1969

Creator: Bourke, Thomas E.
Project: Marine Corps project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 44 pages Sound recording: 1 reel
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Marine Corps officer.

Scope and Contents

Early years, education, St. John's University, 1913-1917; World War I service in Virgin Islands; Marine Corps Institute, 1924-27; Artillery School, Fort Sill, 1927-28, Quantico, 1930-31; Army War College; prewar artillery techniques and training in Fleet Marine Force, 1935-38; Pearl Harbor, 1938-40; Tarawa, Leyte and Iwo Jima, Fifth Amphibious Corps, command of 5th Marine Division; occupation of Japan; Inspector General, Fleet Marien Force, Pacific.


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Interview is in the public domain.

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