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Reminiscences of Robert E. Hogaboom : oral history, 1970

Creator: Hogaboom, Robert E.
Project: Marine Corps project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 357 pages Sound recording: 7 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Marine Corps officer.

Scope and Contents

Family background, education; early duty in Nicaragua, Shanghai; Sino-Japanese War; amphibious warfare doctrine, 1939-42; World War II: Attuand Kiska operations, Marianas, Iwo Jima, preparations for invasion of Japan; reminiscences of Generals Holland Smith and Graves Erskine, Admiral Kelly Turner; staff, National War College; Commanding General, North Atlantic Treaty Organization exercises, phase-out operations in Korea; Deputy Chief of Staff(Plans) and Chief of Staff, Headquarters, Marine Corps, 1955-59.


Access Conditions

Interview is in the public domain.

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