Reminiscences of William W. Buchanan 1969

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, and United States. Marine Corps
Format:
oral histories and 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
Digital Project:
Time Based Media
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-ssn5-c328