Naval Histoy & Heritage Command
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.
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