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Topic
  • Theater of Operations--Mediterranean
  • Theater of Operations--European
Document Type
  • Finding Aids Glossaries Guides
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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Location of Archival Materials

Papers of Admiral Alan G. Kirk

NOTE: THIS COLLECTION HAS BEEN TRANSFERRED TO THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES IN COLLEGE PARK, MARYLAND.

 

Scope and Content Note

These papers include official reports, plans, and correspondence documenting Admiral Alan Kirk's assignment as Naval Attaché in London from 1939 to 1941; as an amphibious commander in the Mediterranean in 1942 and 1943; as the senior U.S. Naval commander during the Normandy landings of 6 June 1944; and as Commander U.S. Naval Forces, France during 1944 and 1945.


Subject Headings (LCSH)

World War, 1939-1945--United States--Amphibious Operations.
United States. Navy. Task Force 122.
United States. Naval Forces, France.
Military Attachés--United States.
United States. Navy--History--Sources.


Extent

16 cubic feet


 

Published: Fri Sep 06 14:22:18 EDT 2019