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Operational Archives Branch
Naval Historical Center
805 Kidder Breese Street SE
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5060


Papers of Vice Admiral
Ralph A. Ofstie,
1942-1955


Scope and Content Note

Vice Admiral Ralph A. Ofstie served in naval aviation billets during World War II. These papers primarily refer to combat operations in World War II, to the role of the Navy in national strategy, and to the organization of the Department of Defense. The collection is composed of clippings, correspondence, speeches, and publications. Much semi-official correspondence with important naval contemporaries is included.


Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Papers of Ralph A. Ofstie, Operational Archives Branch, Naval Historical Center, Washington, D.C.


Extent

6 cubic feet


3 July 2003