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Reminiscences of Samuel R. Shaw : oral history, 1970

Creator: Shaw, Samuel R.
Project: Marine Corps project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 495 leaves. Sound recording: 11 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Marine Corps officer.

Scope and Contents

Enlisted service, 1928-1930; Naval Academy, 1930-1934; early Marine Corps training and assignments; Pearl Harbor, 1940-1943; Okinawa, occupation of North China; unification debate; Advanced Research Group, Quantico 1953-1954; Korea 1953-1954; legislative matters affecting Marine Corps, Ribbon Creek affair; Commanding General, Landing Force Training Unit, Pacific 1959-1962; staff director, Programs and Preparedness Subcommittee, Senate Armed Forces Committee.

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