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Reminiscences of Francis B. Loomis, Jr. : oral history, 1970

Creator: Loomis, Francis B.
Project: Marine Corps project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 149 pages Sound recording: 2 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Marine Corps officer.

Scope and Contents

Education, Naval Academy 1920-22, Stanford University 1922-24; early aviation training; expeditionary duty in Haiti, China; genesis of defense battalion concept; World War II, defense battalion commands, Okinawa; Office of Chief of Naval Operations, Marine Corps Liaison for ground missiles and atomic energy; Commanding General Force Troops, Fleet Marine Force Atlantic.


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Interview is in the public domain.

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