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  • Title: Edward Culligan Forsyth papers
    Date (inclusive): 1922-1952
    Collection Number: 99029
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 8 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (3.6 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Orders, memoranda, reports, correspondence, manuals, printed matter, photographs, and drawings, relating to American naval operations during World War II, and especially to naval preparations for the landings in Normandy in 1944.
    Creator: Forsyth, Edward Culligan, 1900-
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.

    Use

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1999.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Edward Culligan Forsyth papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    Captain, United States Navy; chief, Standards and Test Section, Bureau of Ships, 1940-1943; maintenance officer, Landing Craft and Bases, 11th Amphibious Force, 1943-1945.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Orders, memoranda, reports, correspondence, manuals, printed matter, photographs, and drawings, relating to American naval operations during World War II, and especially to naval preparations for the landings in Normandy in 1944.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations
    Officers
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy
    United States. Navy