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General William T. Clement radio broadcast interview, 1945

Identifier: AV-2017.0058-Clement
Interview with BG William T. Clement by war correspondence Larry Tighe, produced for radio news broadcast distribution. The transmission originated from a ship off the coast of Japan, and concerns the activities of the 6th Marine Division, 4th Marines, during the early days of the occupation of Japan following the surrender.


  • 1945


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1 items (1 item, multiple formats) : 1 item, multiple formats

Biographical / Historical

Lieutenant General William T. Clement (1894-1955. United States Marine Corps; VMI Class of 1914; served in Pacific Theater during World War II, including Philippines, Bataan Corregidor, Okinawa.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

The original is known as transcription disc and is a special phonograph record intended for, or recorded from, a radio broadcast. Sometimes called a broadcast transcription or radio transcription or nicknamed a platter, it is also sometimes referred to as an electrical transcription, usually abbreviated to E.T. among radio professionals.

Physical Location

Archives Stacks/Audio collection/Clement.

Existence and Location of Copies

This audio is available as an MP3 digital file. Contact the Archives.


Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450