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Document Details


Title: Robert L. Dennison
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Series: Item 1 of Series Robert L. Dennison
Description: Graduate of U.S. Naval Academy, 1923; Assistant Chief of Naval Operations, 1945-47; Commander of the U.S.S. Missouri, 1947-48; Naval Aide to President Harry S. Truman,1948-53; Commander in Chief of the Atlantic Command, Commander of the Atlantic Fleet, and Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic, 1960-63.
Extent: 214 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/dennisn1.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1971 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Dennison, Robert L., 1901-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: Apr-1901
Speaker place of birth: Warren, PA; Pennsylvania; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Age at speaking: 70
Document location: Washington, DC
Document date: 10-Sep-1971
Interviewer: Hess, Jerry N.
People discussed: Harry S. Truman; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Historical events discussed: Cold War, 1945-1989; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: District of Columbia; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Cold War, 1945-1989; District of Columbia; Harry S. Truman; North America; Oral history; Political campaigns--United States; Political parties; Presidents--Term of office--United States; Presidents--United States; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972; United States; United States--Politics and government; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: European Recovery Program; Marshall Plan; Truman administration
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0031962-35217