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Abbott, Commander Thomas R. Papers 

Dates: 1991-1994

Collection Number: AR/594 (Formerly COLL/198)

Finding aid (Word)

Biographical Note:

Reverend Abbott, a retired U.S. Navy Commander, served as the Assistant Naval Attaché in the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel from 30 June 1990 to 1 July 1993. During the Gulf War, Commander Abbott was involved in Patriot missile deployment and in setting up a Strategic Warning Cell in the Israeli Headquarters.


Scope and Content Note:

This collection is arranged into two series. The first contains Commander Abbott's letters and writings. In the second is a questionnaire he prepared at the request of an author of a book for teenagers about the Gulf War.


Preferred Citation:

This collection should be cited as Papers of Commander Thomas R. Abbott, USN, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, D.C.


Subject Headings (LCSH):

United States. Navy--History.
United States. Navy--Officers.
Persian Gulf War, 1991.



 

 

Published: Tue Aug 03 14:33:01 EDT 2021