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Operational Archives Branch
Naval Historical Center
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Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5060

Shield and Storm
Authors' Files,

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains material gathered by Edward J. Marolda and Robert J. Schneller, Jr. for their book Shield and Storm: The United States Navy and the Persian Gulf War. It includes primary and secondary source material, correspondence, working papers, and drafts. Among the items found in the collection are message traffic; biographical information; oral histories; papers of individuals and units; press releases, briefings, and lectures; reports, working papers, and studies; command and unit histories and chronologies; Navy and Air Force white papers; Argentine, Australian, United Kingdom, Dutch, and Japanese Navy historical materials; U.S. Coast Guard materials; USS Lasalle deck log; I Marine Expeditionary Force command center briefings; journal, magazine, and newspaper articles; printed material (handbooks, pamphlets); maps and charts; and videotapes and audiotapes. The collection also includes: documentation (U.S. Naval Forces Central Command message traffic, after action reports, operational plans) photocopied largely from Center for Naval Analyses; reports and papers of Marvin Pokrant, Henry S. Griffis et al., M. Anderson, Vice Admiral John B. LaPlante, and others; Gulf War Air Power Survey; and Center for Air Force History studies.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Shield and Storm Authors' Files, Operational Archives Branch, Naval Historical Center, Washington, D.C.


11.5 cubic feet

3 July 2003