Title: Robert Dark Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1917-1964.
Collection number: 77078
Dark, Robert, 1894-1976.
Collection Size: 2 manuscript boxes, 5 card file boxes, 6 envelopes, 2 oversize boxes (6.7 linear feet)
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Orders, correspondence, speeches, clippings, and photographs, relating to the U.S. Army in the Philippines, 1931-1932, the
activities of the 321st Infantry Regiment in the Pacific Theater, 1942-1946, and the invasion of Angaur and Peleliu Island,
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[Identification of item], Robert Dark Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1977.
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United States. Army--Officers.
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 321st.
World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Ocean.
||Born, North Carolina
||Joined United States Army as a private of the Cavalry branch
||Noncommissioned Officer, Coast Artillery Corps
||Second Lieutenant, Infantry branch
||Served with American Expeditionary Force in France, attained rank of brevet Major
||Served at Zamboanga, Mindanao, Philippine Islands
||Served at Vancouver Barracks, Washington
||Colonel, United States Army
||Regimental commander, 321st Infantry Regiment, 81st Division, (1942-1944, trained in continental United States; 1944-1945,
fought in Pacific campaigns, 1945-1946, served with occupation troops on Kyushu, Japan).
||Resigned from United States Army.