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Reminiscences of Omar T. Pfeiffer : oral history, 1968

Creator: Pfeiffer, Omar T.
Project: Marine Corps project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 346 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Marine Corps officer.

Scope and Contents

World War I service; Santo Domingo, 1919-21; duties as legal officer; China, 1926-27; Quantico, 1937-41; attack on Pearl Harbor; World War II: U.S. Marine Corps Pacific operations and Navy strategy; 7th Fleet, 1947; Fleet Marine Force, Western Pacific, 1947; rise of Chinese Communists; Camp Pendleton, 1948-50. Impressions of Admirals Husband Kimmel, Chester Nimitz, Ernest King, and Jesse Cooke; and Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry Truman.

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Access Conditions

Interview is in the public domain.

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