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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Robert H. Adleman Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1940-1972
    Collection number: 72075
    Creator: Adleman, Robert H., 1919-
    Collection Size: 17 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope, 28 phonotape reels (10 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, questionnaires, transcripts of interviews, drafts of writings, galleys, research notes, phonotapes, photographs, and maps, relating primarily to the First Special Service Force (composed of American and Canadian troops) and its operations in Italy and Southern France during World War II. Used as research material for the books by R. H. Adleman, The Devil's Brigade, Rome Fell Today, and The Champagne Campaign.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Robert H. Adleman Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1972.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Access Points

    First Special Service Force.
    World War, 1939-1945.
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France.
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    Anzio Beachhead, 1944.
    United States--Armed Forces.

    Biographical Note

    1919, May 7 Born, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    1937-1939 Student, Rutgers University
    1941-1945 U.S. Army Air Forces Received Air Medal and Presidential Unit Citation
    1948 LL. B., Temple University
    1966 Author, The Devil's Brigade
    1968 Author, Rome Fell Today
    1969 Author, The Champagne Campaign
    1970 Author, The Bloody Benders