Reminiscences of Samuel B. Griffith II 1970

 

Name
Griffith, Samuel B. II (Interviewee)
Frank, Benis M (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of Samuel B. Griffith II 1970
Abstract
Education, Naval Academy, 1925-29; early assignments, Nicaragua, 1931-33; Chinese language studies, Peking 1935-38; development of amphibious warfare doctrine; British Commando training; World War II, formation of Marine Raider Battalions; Tulagi, Guadalcanal, New Georgia operations; postwar duty in China, withdrawal of Marines from North China; Naval War College; Chief of Staff, Fleet Marine Force , Atlantic 1951-53; American Advisory Group, Greece; special intelligence assignments, 1953-56.
Collection Name
Marine Corps project
Subjects
Veterans; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American; Military education; Military intelligence; United States Foreign relations 1953-1961; Griffith, Samuel B. II; United States Naval Academy; United States. Marine Corps
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1970
Note (Biographical)
Marine Corps officer.
Note
Interviewed by Benis M. Frank on November 4, 1968 and March 30, 1970.
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
13679387
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-56cp-ma04
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.