Title: Milton Edward Miles papers
Collection Number: 68028
Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material:
9 manuscript boxes, 4 envelopes
(4.0 linear feet)
Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, memoranda, notes, orders, and photographs relating to the Sino-Japanese Conflict,
U.S.- Chinese relations during World War II, post-war military defense in Latin America, Canadian-U.S. joint defense policies,
and the Indochina and Korean Wars.
Hoover Institution Archives
Miles, Milton E., 1900-1961
Collection open for research.
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[Identification of item], Milton Edward Miles papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.
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|1900 April 6
||Born, Jerome, Arizona, son of Lewis E. Robbins and Mae Belle Cook, stepson of George A. Miles
||Apprentice seaman, U.S. Navy
||Midshipman, U.S. Naval Academy
||Commissioned as Ensign and promoted to Lieutenant (Junior Grade), U.S. Asiatic Fleets
||Post Graduate School, U.S. Naval Academy
||Promoted to Lieutenant
||M.S., Columbia University
||Electrical officer, U.S.S.
||Member, Bureau of Engineering, Navy Department
||Destroyer duty, U.S. Pacific and Asiatic Fleets
||Promoted to Lieutenant Commander
||Member, Interior Control Board, Navy Department
||Promoted to Commander and Captain
||U.S. Naval Observer, Chung King, China and Chief of OSS (Office of Strategic Services) for the Far East
||Deputy Director, Sino-American Cooperative Organization (SACO)
||Commander, U.S. Naval Group, China
||Appointed Rear Admiral, for temporary service
||Commanding Officer, U.S.S.
||Planning Officer, Staff of Commander Service Force, Atlantic Fleet
||Promoted to Rear Admiral
||Commander, Cruiser Division One
||Commander, Cruiser Division Six
||Commander, Cruiser Division Four
||Director, Pan American Affairs and U.S. Naval Missions in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations and Senior Naval Delegate
to Inter-American Defense Board
||Commandant, Fifteenth Naval District, Panama Canal Zone
||On-site Commander, Operation Friendship, flood relief program, Tampico, Mexico
||Commandant, Third Naval District, New York, and Commander, U.S. Naval Base, New York
||Promoted and retired as Vice Admiral
|1961 March 25
A Different Kind of War: The Little-Known Story of the Combined Guerilla Forces Created in China by the U.S. Navy and the
Chinese during World War II
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Inter-American Defense Board.
Permanent Joint Board on Defense (Canada-United States)
Sino-American Cooperative Organization.
United States. Navy--Officers.
Canada--Military relations--United States.
China--Foreign relations--United States.
Indochinese War, 1946-1954.
Korean War, 1950-1953.
Latin America--Military relations--United States.
Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945.
United States--Armed Forces.
United States--Foreign relations--China.
United States--Foreign relations.
United States--Military relations--Canada.
United States--Military relations--Latin America.
World War, 1939-1945--China.
World War, 1939-1945.