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Reminiscences of Pedro A. Del Valle : oral history, 1966.

Creator: Del Valle, Pedro A. 1893-1978
Project: Marine Corps project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 245 pages Sound recording: 4 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Marine Corps officer.

Scope and Contents

Family background, Naval Academy, 1911-15; World War I: sea duty, surrender of German Fleet; Naval War College; Haiti, Nicaragua, training duty; Assistant Naval Attache, Rome, observer with Italian forces, Italo-Ethiopian War; duty in Office of Naval Intelligence, 1935-37; Army War College; Division of Plans and Policies, 1938-41; evolution of Fleet Marine Force and fleet landing exercises; World War II: Guadalcanal, Guam, Okinawa; Inspector General of Marine Corps and Director of Personnel, 1945-48.

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Access Conditions

Interview is in the public domain.

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