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Scope and Contents 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.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 2 items. 1. VMI scrapbook compiled by Cadet George Cooper. Included are photographs, athletic and dance programs, clippings, and other mementos collected by Cooper during his cadetship, 1928-1932. 2. Typescript memoirs, approximately 325 pages, detailing Cooper's Marine Corps Service in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He served with the 2d Combat Engineer Battalion, 2d Marine Division.
Scope and Contents The Lemuel C. Shepherd Papers consist primarily of unpublished memoirs and accompanying documents; photograph albums and scrapbooks dating from Shepherd's years as a VMI cadet, as Commandant of the Marine Corps, and from his service as President of the Inter-American Defense Board; an interview with General Shepherd conducted by the archivist of the MacArthur Library regarding Shepherd's role during the Korean War - assault at Inchon; miscellaneous correspondence; clippings; certificates and...
Scope and Contents Robert A. Earle papers, approximately 100 items, 1923-1964. Include VMI scrapbook (1923-1927, photos from service in the Marine Corps during World War II (Pacific Theater), misc. papers and photos dating from Earle's 37 year career with the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, and misc. military papers.
Scope and Contents Papers documenting the U. S. Marine Corps career of William G. McClure, Jr., Virginia Military Institute, Class of 1943. The bulk of the papers concern the period of his active duty during World War II, when he served with the 1st Marine Division in the Pacific and was awarded the Purple Heart. Other items include papers relating to his postwar service as a reserve officer; miscellaneous photographs, including one photo of the Class of 1943 Ring Figure Dance (Nov. 1941); biographical and...
Scope and Contents The bulk of the papers consist of oral history interviews; printed material; articles and clippings; citations for military awards, photographs; military papers; incoming correspondence; and other material relating the career of COL William H. Dabney, USMC. Included is information about COL Dabney's role in the Battle of Khe Sanh, defense of Hill 881S ( Hill 881 S.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two inspection trip scrapbooks, May 1942 and 1943 ("The Cruise of the Flying Cow"; "The Coconut Circuit"), documenting General Upshur's visits to various Pacific islands. Destinations included Midway, Pearl Harbor, Palmyra Island, Johnson Island.
- Subject: United States -- Marine Corps -- Officers -- Biography X
- 1 Clement, William T., General
- 1 Cooper, George L. H. (George Lawrence Hawkins), 1911-1984
- 1 Dabney, William H. (William Howard)
- 1 Earle, Robert A. (Robert August), 1906-1991
- 1 McClure, William G., Jr.
- 1 Shepherd, Lemuel C., Jr. (Lemuel Cornick)
- 1 Tighe, Larry
- 1 Upshur, William P. (William Peterkin), 1881-1943