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Operational Archives Branch
Naval Histoy & Heritage Command


Papers of Admiral Alan G. Kirk,
1937-1945



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.


Extent

16 cubic feet

This collection was transferred to the National Archives in 2009