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Reminiscences of Ion M. Bethel : oral history, 1969

Creator: Bethel, Ion M.
Project: Marine Corps project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 115 pages Sound recording: 2 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Marine Corps officer.

Scope and Contents

Early years and schooling in Texas, Texas A & M, 1925; World War I enlisted service, 1918-1919; commissioned 1925; match rifle and pistol competition; duty in China, 1927-1929; assignment to Civilian Conservation Corps; textile engineering course, Lowell Textile Institute, 1937-1939; procurement and supply duties; World War II, Supply Officer, 3rd Marine Division; Procurement Section, Marine Corps Supply Department, Philadelphia, 1945-1950, and Headquarters Marine Corps, 1950-1952; Quartermaster General of the Marine Corps, 1957-1958; Marine Corps supply and procurement procedures, and personalities.

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