Preliminary Inventory of the Robert Tryon Frederick papers

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Title: Robert Tryon Frederick papers
Date (inclusive): 1928-1967
Collection Number: 68009
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 9 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize folder, 1 album box, 3 envelopes, 3 motion picture film reels (4.0 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, diaries, writings, memoranda, photographs, and motion picture film relating to operations of the First Special Service Force in Italy and France during World War II, and to the American Military Mission to Greece in 1951.
Creator: Frederick, Robert Tryon, 1907-1970
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Access

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Use

Manuscript by Martin Blumenson, entitled "From Salerno to Cassino" (in Box 7) may not be reproduced without permission of the Office of the Chief of Military History, United States Army. For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1968.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Robert Tryon Frederick papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Biographical Note

Major general, United States Army; commanding general, First Special Service Force, 1942-1944; head, Military Mission to Greece, 1951.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, diaries, writings, memoranda, photographs, and motion picture film relating to operations of the First Special Service Force in Italy and France during World War II, and to the American Military Mission to Greece in 1951.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Motion pictures
Officers
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy
United States -- Military relations -- Greece
Greece -- Military relations -- United States
United States. Army
Allied Forces. Special Service Force, 1st
United States. Military Mission to Greece

box 1

First Special Service Force (F.S.S.F.) history 1942 July 9 - 1944 June 30

box 1

Telephone conversation transcript between Colonel Frederick and others concerning F.S.S.F. 1942-1943

box 1

F.S.S.F. memoranda, manuscripts, maps, etc. 1942

box 1

Plough project with map of important Norway hydro-electric stations, memoranda, minutes of meetings, etc.

box 1

Plough project diary 1942

box 1

F.S.S.F. miscellany

box 2

F.S.S.F. correspondence, memoranda, orders, etc. 1942-1943

box 3

F.S.S.F. field orders, memoranda, correspondence, maps 1943-1944

box 3

F.S.S.F. - History, other matters. Correspondence 1942-1960

box 3

Maps - Rome, Nürnberg, Munich, campaigns in Central Europe, etc.

drawer G12

Maps (continued)

box 3

F.S.S.F. correspondence, memoranda, etc. of Plough project 1942-1943

box 3

179th Infantry Regiment: The Story of a Regiment 1946

box 4

First Airborne Task Force, General Frederick, France, Italy, etc., correspondence, memoranda, etc. 1944

box 4

Orders, etc. 1942-1948

box 4

Orders, correspondence, etc. 1928-1952

box 4

Correspondence, speech, etc. 1928-1948

box 4

Memorabilia

box 4

Correspondence 1944-1960

box 4

45th Infantry Division 1945-1966

box 4

Photographs, citations, history, miscellany of General Frederick

box 4

Plough project 1942

box 5

General Frederick's assignment with the American Military Mission to Greece, correspondence, manuscripts, printed matter 1951

box 5

Correspondence with Prince of Monaco and other VIPs 1942-1959

box 5

Road to Rome

box 5

Speeches by General Frederick circa 1942-1950

Scope and Contents note

Includes photostats of maps.
box 5

Amphibious training materials

box 5

Field orders

box 6

"The Devil's Brigade," film script 1967

box 6

Telephone directory, Headquarters U.S. Forces, Vienna, Austria 1948 October

box 6

Memorabilia

box 6

Anzio Beachhead, Historical Division, Department of the Army 1947

box 6

From the Volturno to the Winter Line, Military Intelligence Division, U.S. War Department [1944]

box 6

The Winter Line, Military Intelligence Division, U.S. War Department [1945]

box 6

The 45th Division Artillery

box 6

The Invasion of Southern France, General Jacob L. Devers

box 6

For You, For Me, For Us, Fannie S. Wilson

box 6

German court martial order 1945 April 1

box 7

"From Salerno to Cassino," manuscript by Martin Blumenson

Conditions Governing Use note

Note: Manuscript may not be reproduced without permission of the Office of the Chief of Military History, United States Army.
box 9

"From Salerno to Cassino," manuscript by Martin Blumenson (cont.)

box 8

"The Devil's Brigade," photocopy of manuscript by Robert H. Adleman

box 8

"The First Special Service Force: A War History of the North Americans, 1942-1944," manuscript by Robert D. Burhans, with comments by Robert T. Frederick

 

Declassified U.S. government records 1942-1950

Scope and Contents note

Formerly security-classified records of the U.S. government, released in full or in part. Arranged chronologically by date of release by Hoover.
 

August 2011 release of records 1942-1950

box 8

F.S.S.F. correspondence, orders 1942-1950

box 8

Plough project 1942

box 8

Correspondence, orders, etc. 1942-1950

box 8

Role of Army in Future War photographs 1948

 

Photographs

album fA

1 album of 34 photos of scenes at the German concentration camp at Dachau following its liberation by the Allies undated

Scope and Contents note

Album includes a history of the camp.
envelope B

1 photo of U.S. soldiers at the Dachau concentration camp during its liberation undated

envelope C

5 aerial photos of landings of the First Airborne Task Force in So. France near Le Muy 1944 August 15

envelope D

40 prints depicting the T-15 Light Cargo Carrier and U.S. military personnel in France and Germany 1945

film shelf

Unidentified motion picture film reels (3)

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