Reminiscences of Chester Robinson Allen 1969

 

Name
Allen, Chester Robinson (Interviewee)
Tatem, Lloyd E (Interviewer)
Frank, Benis M (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of Chester Robinson Allen 1969
Abstract
Education, University of Florida, 1925-29; early Marine Corps training, seagoing and barracks duties; 6th Marines, Shanghai, 1938-39; barrage balloon program, 1941-43; ordnance supply, quartermaster duties 1943-46; occupation of Japan; supply support duty; 1st Marine Division Supply Officer, Korea 1951-52; duty at Marine Corps Headquarters: Head, Supply Department, Director, Marksmanship Division, Quartermaster General of Marine Corps; impressions of Marine Corps logistics planning and operations, personalities.
Collection Name
Marine Corps project
Subjects
Veterans; World War, 1939-1945; Korean War, 1950-1953; Japan History Allied occupation, 1945-1952; Allen, Chester Robinson; United States. Marine Corps
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1969
Note (Biographical)
Marine Corps officer.
Note
Interviewed by Lloyd E. Tatem and Benis M. Frank on May 13, 1968, and on August 21, August 26, August 28, September 9, September 11, September 16, and September 25, 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
13677014
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-d3fw-8g42
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.