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Reminiscences of Graves B. Erskine : oral history, 1970

Creator: Erskine, Graves Blanchard, 1897-1973
Project: Marine Corps project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 573 pages Sound recording: 13 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Marine Corps officer.

Scope and Contents

Family background, education; World War I, France; sea and foreign duty, 1921-30; Peking, 1935-37; World War II, Attu, Kiska operations, 1941-43; Kwajalein operation; General Holland M. Smith; Saipan, Iwo Jima, Guam, 1944-45; administrator, Retraining and Reemployment Administration, Department of Labor, 1945-47; Special Joint State-Defense Survey mission to Southeast Asia, 1950; Commanding General, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic: planning involvement with North Atlantic Treaty Organization.


Access Conditions

Interview is in the public domain.

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