Overview of the Arthur L. West papers

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Title: Arthur L. West papers
Date (inclusive): 1944-1981
Collection Number: 84023
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 8 manuscript boxes, 1 motion picture film reel (3.3 linear feet)
Abstract: Reports, manuals, orders, correspondence, memoranda, printed matter, and photographs, relating to American military operations, especially in Vietnam, and to United States Army development of combat systems, especially armor.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: West, Arthur L.

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Arthur L. West papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1984.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

Major general, United States Army; chief, Mechanized and Armor Combat Operations in Vietnam Evaluation Team, 1966-1967.

Scope and Content of Collection

Reports, manuals, orders, correspondence, memoranda, printed matter, and photographs, relating to American military operations, especially in Vietnam, and to United States Army development of combat systems, especially armor.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

United States. Army--Officers.
Armored vehicles, Military.
Motion pictures.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975.

Film shelf

"Combat Footage - Vietnam 1966-1967" 16mm film 1966-1967

 

Rest of the collection is not yet described.