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Reminiscences of Samuel B. Griffith II : oral history, 1970

Creator: Griffith, Samuel B.
Project: Marine Corps project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 205 pages Sound recording: 4 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Marine Corps officer.

Scope and Contents

Education, Naval Academy, 1925-29; early assignments, Nicaragua, 1931-33; Chinese language studies, Peking 1935-38; development of amphibious warfare doctrine; British Commando training; World War II, formation of Marine Raider Battalions; Tulagi, Guadalcanal, New Georgia operations; postwar duty in China, withdrawal of Marines from North China; Naval War College; Chief of Staff, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic 1951-53; American Advisory Group, Greece; special intelligence assignments, 1953-56.

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Interview is in the public domain.

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