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Collection Details


Collection Name: Marine Corps Project
Repository Name: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office [Repository Details]
Repository Location: New York, New York, United States
URL: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/oral/guides/marine.html
Dates Spanned: 1966-1971
Description: This series of memoirs by retired Marines, begun in 1966, is a continuing program of the Historical Branch of the United States Marine Corps. Together the interviews provide a picture of the development of the Marine Corps in the twentieth century. Personal experience and anecdotes highlight events of World War I, duty in China and the Caribbean, the development of amphibious warfare in World War II, Marine Corps aviation, the post war unification struggle, and Korea.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 89
Interviews: [90 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Military; Wars and Conflicts
ASP Subjects: Aeronautics; Air warfare; Airplanes, Military; Battles; China; History; Korea; Oral history; U.S. Marine Corps; United States; United States--Military history; War; World War I, 1914-1918; World War II, 1939-1945
Other Subjects: Personal experiences
Collection Code: OHC0000872