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Ofstie, Vice Admiral Ralph A. Papers   

Dates: 1942-1955

Collection Number: AR/393 (Formerly COLL/286)

Finding aid (Word)

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, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, D.C.


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Published: Tue Aug 10 12:16:50 EDT 2021