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Oral history interview with Walter Stratton Anderson, 1962

Creator: Anderson, Walter Stratton, 1881-1981
Project: Naval history project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 290 pages Sound recording: 1 reel
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Naval officer.

Scope and Contents

Childhood and education; Naval Academy; Naval War College; teaching at Naval Academy and St. John's; New York Harbor Supervisor; sea commands; Naval attache, London, 1934-1937; Director of Naval Intelligence, 1939-1941; Pearl Harbor attack; Board of Inspections; Commander, Gulf Sea Frontier; Automatic Electric Company, 1946-1956. Impressions of Admirals Ernest King, Chester Nimitz, and Hugo Osterhaus, and of Josephus Daniels and Frank Knox.


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1971.

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