Reminiscences of William W. Buchanan : oral history, 1969
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.
Interview is in the public domain.