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

Office Files of Admiral
Forrest P. Sherman

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.

Preferred Citation

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