Register of the Robert H. Adleman Papers, 1940-1972.

Processed by Ronald M. Bulatoff; machine-readable finding aid created by James Ryan
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
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Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Register of the Robert H. Adleman Papers, 1940-1972

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Ronald M. Bulatoff
Date Completed:
1972
Encoded by:
James Ryan
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

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

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

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

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1972.

Accruals

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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.
Canada.
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

Series Description

Box No. 1.

Correspondence, 1945-1970.

Box No. 1-6.

Speeches, Writings, 1966-1970

Box No. 6-16.

Subject File, 1940-1970.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, reports, interviews, questionnaires, and research notes, arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box No. 16-17.

Clippings. 1940-1970.

Box No. 17.

Miscellaneous.

Container List

 

CORRESPONDENCE, 1945-1970

Box 1.

Correspondence

 

SPEECHES, WRITINGS, 1966-1970

Box 1.

"The Devil's Brigade"

 

Research notes, drafts, etc.

Box 2.

Research notes, drafts, etc.

 

"The Champagne Campaign"

 

Research notes, drafts, etc.

Box 3.

Research notes, drafts, etc.

 

"Rome Fell Today"

 

Galleys

Box 4.

Galleys

 

Research notes, drafts, etc.

Box 5.

Research notes, drafts, etc.

Box 6.

Research notes, drafts, etc.

 

Miscellaneous drafts

 

SUBJECT FILE, 1940-1970

Box 6.

The AAF in the Invasion of Southern France

 

Airborne Operations

 

Alpes - Maritimes

 

Anderson, Colonel Kingsley (Diaries)

Box 7.

Anderson, Colonel Kingsley (Diaries)

 

Anzio to Rome (Battle, 1944)

 

Bibliography (computer card file)

 

"A Bolt from the Blue, 1941-1945"

 

Cannes (France)

 

"Champagne Campaign"

 

Command Missions

 

Criminality

Box 8.

88th Infantry Division

 

85th Division

 

5th Army - Unit Reports

 

1st Airborne Task Force, Headquarters

 

1st Regiment - Interviews

 

First Special Service Force

 

Memoranda

 

Reports

 

Records

 

Press releases

Box 9.

Publications

 

Radio Broadcasts

 

First Special Service Forcemen

 

Miscellaneous

 

Recollections

 

Reunions

 

550th Battalion

 

509th Parachute Infantry Battalion

 

General

 

Interviews

 

Questionnaires

Box 10.

517th Regiment

 

"Five Years, Five Countries, Five Campaigns with the 141st Infantry Regiment"

 

45th Division

 

442nd Infantry Regiment

 

460th Parachute FA

 

IV Corps

 

Frederick, General Robert T.

 

"The French Drive on Rome"

 

"From the Riviera to the Vosges in 30 Days"

 

German Propagada Dropped at Anzio

 

Headquarters - Interviews

 

Index

Box 11.

Intelligence Operations

 

Interviews

 

Miscellaneous

Box 12.

Miscellaneous

 

Legault, Conrad

 

Maps

 

Military Service for Prisoners and Former Prisoners

 

Monaco

 

Nice (France)

 

"Operation of Fate" (Hollis)

 

Ovenden, A. W. (Diary)

 

Page, Getty (Director, American Red Cross)

 

"Plough Project"

 

Pyke, Geoffrey

 

Regional Liaison Detachment "B" - Civil Affairs (Nice, France)

 

Report for "Operation Dragoon". 22 August, 1944.

Box 13.

Report of Operations - II Corps in Italy

 

Rome - Capture of

 

"Rome Journal"

 

Second Regiment

 

Interviews

Box 14.

Interviews

 

Selective Service System

 

Service (Maintenance) - Interviews

 

7th Army in France and Germany, 1944-1945

 

Seventh Army Operations in Europe - 15 August 1944

 

Shinberger, John Baird

 

VI Corps

 

Southern France - Invasion of

 

1st Airborne Task Force

 

1st Airborne Task Force

Box 15.

3rd Division

 

3rd Regiment - Interviews

 

34th Division

 

36th Division

 

General

 

Miscellaneous

 

Questionnaires

Box 16.

U.S. Military Collaboration with Canada - World War II

 

Walton, Lieutenant Colonel George

 

CLIPPINGS

Box 17.

Clippings

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Box 17.

Miscellaneous

 

AUDIO-VISUAL MATERIAL

Box 1-3

"The Champagne Campaign" sound recordings

Physical Description: 3 audiotapes

Note

Use copy reference number: 72075_a_0004424
Box 4.

"Rome Fell Today"

 

Part 1 (Clark)

Box 5.

Part 2 (Clark)

Box 6.

Part 3 (Clark - Telephone)

Box 7.

Part 4 (Eric Severeid)

Box 8.

Part 5 (General Porter)

Box 9.

Part 6

Box 10.

Part 7

Box 11.

Part 8

Box 12.

Part 9

Box 13.

Part 10

Box 14.

Part 11

Box 15.

Part 12

Box 16.

Rhone Valley (Originals)

 

Brigadier General Warner

 

Lieutenant General Quinn

 

Colonel Goinsboorgh

Box 17.

Interview with Colonel William Wyant, Washington, D.C., 30 Oct. 1968

Box 18.

Colonel Alfred Howes

Box 19.

Colonel Alfred Howes

Box 20.

Major General David G. Barr, Chief of Staff 6th Army Group

Box 21.

Major General Eagles

Box 22.

Major General Eagles

Box 23.

Major General Arthur A. White (3 tapes)

Box 24.

General Jacob Devers (3 tapes)