Naval Historical Center
805 Kidder Breese Street SE
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5060
Scope and Content Note
Most of these papers date from 1949-1951
when Admiral Forrest P. Sherman was Chief of Naval Operations. The papers consist
of subject files and of official, semi-official, and personal correspondence.
Some documentation on the Admiral's death in Naples, Italy on 22 July 1951 while
on an official trip is included. Additional material received as a later accession
includes correspondence, citations, and awards.
This collection should be cited as Office Files of Forrest P. Sherman, Operational Archives Branch, Naval Historical Center, Washington, D.C.
5 cubic feet
3 July 2003