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Oral history interview with Ralph C. Parker, 1963

Creator: Parker, Ralph C.
Project: Naval history project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 146 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Naval officer.

Scope and Contents

Education at Naval Academy and early cruises; destroyer duty, World War I convoys; Naval War College 1921-22; War Plans Division, 1929; cruiser duty; Command of Alaska Sector, 1941; Japanese attack on the Aleutians, 1942; training school at Princeton; Admiral Chester Nimitz's staff at Pearl Harbor. Impressions of Admirals Husband Kimmel and Samuel E. Morison.

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