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Operational Archives Branch
Naval Histoy & Heritage Command

Papers of Admiral Alan G. Kirk,

Scope and Content Note

These papers include official reports, plans, and correspondence documenting Admiral Alan Kirk's assignment as Naval Attaché in London from 1939 to 1941; as an amphibious commander in the Mediterranean in 1942 and 1943; as the senior U.S. Naval commander during the Normandy landings of 6 June 1944; and as Commander U.S. Naval Forces, France during 1944 and 1945.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Papers of Alan G. Kirk, Operational Archives Branch, Naval History & Heritage Command, Washington, D.C.

Subject Headings (LCSH)

World War, 1939-1945--United States--Amphibious Operations.
United States. Navy. Task Force 122.
United States. Naval Forces, France.
Military Attachés--United States.
United States. Navy--History--Sources.


16 cubic feet

This collection was transferred to the National Archives in 2009