Register of the David Wooster King papers
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Title: David Wooster King papers
Date (inclusive): 1914-1971
Collection Number: 72014
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material:
1 manuscript box
(0.4 Linear Feet)
Diary, orders, correspondence, and memorabilia, relating to French and American military operations in World War I, the American
consular service in Ethiopia in 1926, and Office of Strategic Services activities in North Africa during World War II.
King, David Wooster, 1893-
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|1893, July 5
||Born, Wickford, R.I.
||Enlisted in French Foreign Legion
||Transferred to 170th French Infantry
||Released by French Army
||1st Lieutenant, U.S. Army
||Assistant to Military Attach, Col. W. F. H. Godsden
||Paris Peace Conference
||Return to United States for demobilization
||Lt. Col. AUS OSS Algiers, Tunisia, Italy, Morocco, Washington, New York
||Vice Consul and Military Intelligence
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Secret service -- United States
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- France
World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North
Ethiopia -- Foreign relations -- United States
United States -- Foreign relations -- Ethiopia
United States. Department of State
United States. Office of Strategic Services
Personal data (applications, certificates, promotion notifications, etc.)
American and French awards
Military orders, army regulations, recommendations for awards, etc.
Diary of D. W. King while secretary and interpreter for Consul General Ralph Totten on a United States diplomatic mission