Reminiscences of Fred D. Beans 1971

 

Name
Beans, Fred D (Interviewee)
Donnelly, Thomas E (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of Fred D. Beans 1971
Abstract
Education at the Naval Academy, 1926-30; Guardia Nacional Nicaragua; sea duty aboard USS TUSCALOOSA, 1934-5; duty in China, 1937-40; 2nd Defense Battalion in Samoa; Commanding Officer, 3rd Raider Battalion Noumea, Guadalcanal, Bougainville, 1943; observations on raider battalion concept and employment; Okinawa campaign; occupation of Yokosuka and Tsingtao; postwar problems in Division of Plans and Policies, Headquarters, Marine Corps, 1946-48.
Collection Name
Marine Corps project
Subjects
Veterans; World War, 1939-1945; Beans, Fred D; United States. Marine Corps
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1971
Note (Biographical)
Marine Corps officer.
Note
Interviewed by Thomas E. Donnelly on July 22 and July 25, 1971.
Note (Provenance)
United States Marine Corps, History and Museums Division, Gift 1976
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13678167
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-07dr-3766
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.