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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Francis B. Loomis, Jr.
RLIN number: NXCP87-A171
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Marine Corps Project
Description: Education, Naval Academy 1920-22, Stanford University 1922-24; early aviation training; expeditionary duty in Haiti, China; genesis of defense battalion concept; World War II, defense battalion commands, Okinawa; Office of Chief of Naval Operations, Marine Corps Liaison for ground missiles and atomic energy; Commanding General Force Troops, Fleet Marine Force Atlantic.
Extent: Transcript: 149 leaves, Tape: 2 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1970 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Loomis, Francis Butler, 1903-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1903
Speaker occupation: Marine Corps officer
Age at speaking: 67
Document date: 1970
Interviewer: Frank, Benis M.
Organizations discussed: U.S. Marine Corps
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Aeronautics, Military; Military education; North America; U.S. Marine Corps; United States; Veterans; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Amphibious warfare; Loomis, Francis B. (Francis Butler), 1903-; United States--Marine Corps--Aviation; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017618-13061