Naval History and Heritage Command

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Papers of Commander Thomas R. Abbott, USN

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.


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Published: Thu Feb 21 15:40:22 EST 2019