A different war : marines in Europe and North Africa by Harry W Edwards; United States. Marine Corps. History and

By Harry W Edwards; United States. Marine Corps. History and Museums Division

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McQueen, Francis P. Mulcahy, and Julian C. Smith; MajGens Au- gust Larson, Omar T. Pfeiffer and Wood B. Kyle; and BGens Harold 0. Deakin, Edward C. Dyer, and Frank C. Schwable. I. Dagger, Marines of the ass," by Maj Robert E. S. Marine Corps, from 1952-1955. He also served on the board of the Marine Corps Gazette and as an editor of the Old Breed News for the 1st Marine Division Association. In 1940 he graduated from the University of Minnesota and in May 1941 received his commission in the Marine Corps as a member of the 5th Reserve Officers Course.

He retired on 1 April 1962. S. Marine Corps 1 935-1 946; and Benis M. Frank and Henry I. S. Marine Corps Operations in World War II, vol V, Victory and Occupation (Washington: Historical Branch, G-3 Division, HQMC, 1969). Another important source was valuable com- mentary to the author from: LtGen James P. :--— Berkeley; MajGen Jack P. Juhan; BGens Homer G. , and Harold 0. , John B. Hudson, and Bruce 945 iØ WORLD WAR II T. Hemphill; Capt Herbert C. Merillat; and Chief Warrant Officer George V. Clark.

Forces, which was a key communications faEurope. cility for all naval operations in this theater. This detachment would remain at Londonderry until disbandOn 18 August 1944, the Marine ment on 12 November 1945. Barracks, Londonderr was disbandA rotation of command at the emed after two years of service. Its ongi- bassy detachment in London in Aunal commander, Colonel Burnham, gust 1944 brought this writer to that had been replaced the previous year post, to succeed First Lieutenant Alan by Colonel Shaler Ladd, and several Doubleday.

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