Reminiscences of William W. Buchanan 1969

 

Name
Buchanan, William W (Interviewee)
Frank, Benis M (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of William W. Buchanan 1969
Abstract
University of Georgia, 1931-34; early Marine Corps training and assignments; genesis of defense battalion concepts, amphibious warfare doctrine; Quantico, 1941-43; formation of Marine Corps Women's Reserve; World War II: Roi-Namur, Saipan, Tinian, Iwo Jima; development of naval gunfire techniques in Pacific war; Fleet Marine Officer, 1950-52; Commanding Officer 9th Marines, Japan 1952-54; Army War College; Project Officer, Long Range Objectives Group, Office of Chief of Naval Operations, 1955-56.
Collection Name
Marine Corps project
Subjects
Veterans; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American; Buchanan, William W; United States. Marine Corps
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1969
Note (Biographical)
Marine Corps officer.
Note
Interviewed by Benis M. Frank on June 11 and June 16, 1969.
Note (Provenance)
United States Marine Corps, History and Museums Division, Gift 1973
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13678309
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-ssn5-c328
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.