Overview of the Arthur William Radford memoirs

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Title: Arthur William Radford memoirs
Date (inclusive): 1972
Collection Number: 80073
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1 item (1493 p.) (5 manuscript boxes) (2.0 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Relates to American naval operations in the Pacific Theater during World War II, the development of naval aviation, postwar American defense policy, and American policy in the Indochinese War of 1946-1954. Published as From Pearl Harbor to Vietnam : The Memoirs of Admiral Arthur W. Radford (Stanford, 1980)
Creator: Radford, Arthur William, 1896-
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Access

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Publication Rights

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Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1980.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Arthur William Radford memoirs, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Biographical/Historical Note

Admiral, United States Navy; chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1953-1957.

Scope and Content of Collection

Relates to American naval operations in the Pacific Theater during World War II, the development of naval aviation, postwar American defense policy, and American policy in the Indochinese War of 1946-1954. Published as From Pearl Harbor to Vietnam : The Memoirs of Admiral Arthur W. Radford (Stanford, 1980)

Subjects and Indexing Terms

World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean
Aviation
Officers
United States -- Military policy
Indochinese War, 1946-1954
United States. Navy