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Reminiscences of Joseph C. Burger : oral history, 1969

Creator: Burger, Joseph C.
Project: Marine Corps project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 337 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Marine Corps officer.

Scope and Contents

Early training and assignments; China duty, 1927, 1935-37; development of amphibious warfare doctrine in early 1930s; operations planning in South Pacific, 1st Marine Amphibious Corps, 1942-43; Military Secretary to General Alexander Vandegrift, 1944-46; Commanding Officer, Basic School, 1949-50; Chief of Staff, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific, 1950-51, Korean War; Director of Information, Director of Reserve Headquarters, Marine Corps, 1954-56; Commanding General, Recruit Depot, Parris Island, 1956, Ribbon Creek affair; Commanding General, Camp Lejeune and 2d Marine Division, 1956-59; Marine operations in Lebanon; Commanding General, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic, 1959-61. United States Marine Corps operational planning, developments, personalities.

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Access Conditions

Interview is in the public domain.

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