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Reminiscences of John C. McQueen : oral history, 1969

Creator: McQueen, John C.
Project: Marine Corps project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 161 pages Sound recording: 3 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Marine Corps officer.

Scope and Contents

Family background, education, Naval Academy, 1917-21; early Marine Corps training and assignments; Haiti and Nicaragua; amphibious warfare doctrine; military observer, London, 1940-41; World War II: Amphibious Force, Pacific Fleet, 1942-43; Attu-Kiska operations; amphibious operations Kwajalein, Guam, Saipan-Tinian, Okinawa; occupation of Tsingtao; postwar developments and training, reserve and recruiting problems; mobilization of reserves for Korea; Chief, Military Assistance Advisory Group, The Hague, 1956-58.


Access Conditions

Interview is in the public domain.

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