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  • Title: Robert D. Burhans papers
    Date (inclusive): 1942-1945
    Collection Number: XX096
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 32 manuscript boxes, 5 oversize boxes, 10 envelopes (16.5 linear feet)
    Abstract: Materials relating to activities of the First Special Service Force ("Devil's Brigade") and the 474th Infantry Regiment during World War II including correspondence, field orders, directives, reports, regulations, handbooks, maps, and photographs. Used as research material for the book by R. D. Burhans, The First Special Service Force: A War History of the North Americans, 1942-1944 (Washington, D.C., 1947).
    Creator: Burhans, Robert D.

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    Collection 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 D. Burhans papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Biographical Note

    Colonel, United States Army; member, First Special Service Force, during World War II.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Materials relating to activities of the First Special Service Force ("Devil's Brigade") and the 474th Infantry Regiment during World War II including correspondence, field orders, directives, reports, regulations, handbooks, maps, and photographs. Used as research material for the book by R. D. Burhans, The First Special Service Force: A War History of the North Americans, 1942-1944 (Washington, D.C., 1947).

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Allied Forces. Special Service Force, 1st.
    United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 474th.
    Canada.
    United States--Armed Forces.
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France.
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    World War, 1939-1945.