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  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Charles Andrew Willoughby papers
    Date (inclusive): 1945-1961
    Collection Number: 61013
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 envelope, 1 phonorecord (2.5 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Drafts, reports, correspondence, newsletters, and printed matter, relating to the World War II campaigns of General Douglas MacArthur in the Pacific, the Richard Sorge espionage case, the anti-communist movement in the United States, Cold War defense needs of the United States, and Japanese rearmament
    Creator: Willoughby, Charles Andrew, 1892-1972
    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 1961.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Charles Andrew Willoughby papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical Note

    Major general, United States Army; chief of intelligence, Army Forces in the Far East, 1941-1951.
    1892: Born, Heidelberg, Germany
    1910: Immigrated to the United States; enlisted in the United States Army, 5th Infantry
    1914: Received his Bachelor of Arts, Gettysburg College; commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Officers' Volunteer Corps of the United States Army
    1917: Joined the American Expeditionary Force as a Captain
    1936: Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel
    1942: Named Chief of Staff for Intelligence under General MacArthur's staff for the Southwest Pacific Area
    1951: Retired from the military
    1972: Died, Naples, Florida

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Drafts, reports, correspondence, newsletters, and printed matter, relating to the World War II campaigns of General Douglas MacArthur in the Pacific, the Richard Sorge espionage case, the anti-communist movement in the United States, Cold War defense needs of the United States, and Japanese rearmament

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Sound recordings
    Anti-communist movements -- United States
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean
    Officers
    Japan -- Defenses
    United States -- Defenses
    Espionage, Russian -- East Asia
    United States. Army
    MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964
    Sorge, Richard, 1895-1944