Smith, Holland M. (Holland McTyeire), 1882-1967

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Smith graduated from Alabama Polytechnic Institute (now Auburn University) in 1901. He entered the U.S. Marine Corps in c. 1905, served in the Philippines, Haiti, France during World War I, and the Pacific Theater in World War II. He is sometimes called "the father of modern U.S. amphibious warfare." Smith earned various service medals including the Distinguished Service Cross, the Purple Heart, and the Croix de Guerre. He retired from the service in 1946.

From the description of Papers, 1905-1967. (Auburn University). WorldCat record id: 37463370

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referencedIn DeVito, Tony. An interview with Tony DeVito / Tony DeVito ; Mark R. DePue, interviewer. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [DEC. 12]
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Special Film Reports. 1944 - 1945. RYUKYUS OPERATIONS [ETC.]
referencedIn Records of the Office of War Information. 1926 - 1951. Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels. 1942 - 1945. U.S.TROOPS CONSOLIDATE PACIFIC ISLANDS [ETC.]
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. MARINES INVADE TARAWA IS., amp; IN ACTION
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. AWARD PRESENTATION AT AIEA HOSPITAL, P.H
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. SUPPLEMENTS TO quot;THIS IS KOREAquot; Flight deck scenes on CV
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. BOMBARDMENT OF IWO JIMA: ADM. TURNER, SECNAV amp; GEN. SMITH ON FLAG BRIDGE
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [AUG. 14]
creatorOf Smith, Holland M. (Holland McTyeire), 1882-1967. Papers, 1905-1967. Auburn University.
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. LT. GEN. SMITH amp; ADM. SPRUANCE ON OBSERVATION POINT, SAIPAN
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. quot;TARAWAquot;
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. INVASION OF PELELIU: ROBERT EWING BROADCASTS TO NATION FROM AGC: SCENES OF TASK FORCE
referencedIn Records of the U.S. Marine Corps. 1775 - 9999. Motion Picture Films. 1939 - 1945. WITH THE MARINES AT TARAWA
referencedIn Records of the Office of War Information. 1926 - 1951. Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels. 1942 - 1945. U.S. PREPARES MORE PARATROOPS FOR BATTLE [ETC.]
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. ADM. TOWERS, GEN. SMITH amp; GEN. SCHMIDT GIVE STATEMENTS ON IWO JIMA
referencedIn Robert Lee Sherrod Papers, 1910-1963 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. ADMIRAL NIMITZ AND PARTY AT GUAM: ADM. NIMITZquot; PRESS CONFERENCE AT GUAM
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. BOMBARDMENT OF IWO: ADM. TURNER, SECNAV, GEN SMITH ON FLAGBRIDGE
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. INVASION OF IWO JIMA: SECNAV, ADM. TURNER amp; LT. GEN. SMITH ABOARD AGC-11
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Treasury. 1775 - 2005. Moving Images Relating to Financial, Economic and Tax Policies. 1941 - 1972. LT. GEN. HOLLAND M. SMITH
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. ADM. NIMITZ amp; GEN. VANDEGRIFT TOUR GUAM
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. MARINES LAND, FIGHTING ON TARAWA ISLAND
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. ADM. TOWERS GEN SMITH amp; GEN. SCHMIDT GIVE STATEMENTS ON IWO JIMA
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. THIS IS KOREA, SUPPLEMENT
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. GEN. O.P. SMITH (USMC) BEING GREETED BY GEN. SHEPARD (USMC) UPON ARRIVAL AT BARPERS POINT
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. ADM. NIMITZ, SPRUANCE, GEN. VANDERGRIFT amp; OTHER HIGHRANKING OFFICERS TOURGUAM
referencedIn Records of the U.S. Marine Corps. 1775 - 9999. Motion Picture Films. 1939 - 1945. THE BATTLE FOR THE MARIANAS
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. INVASION OF GUAM: OA BOMBARDS IS.: GEN.SMITH APPROACHES BEACH IN DUCK
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. BOMBARDMENT OF IWO JIMA: ADM. TURNER, SECNAV amp; GEN. SMITH ON FLAG BRIDGE
referencedIn Stanford University, Humanities Honors Program, senior honors theses, 1949-2010 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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associatedWith Auburn University corporateBody
associatedWith DeVito, Tony. person
associatedWith Sherrod, Robert Lee, 1909- person
associatedWith Stanford University. Humanities Honors Program corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Marine Corps. corporateBody
associatedWith Vandergrift, Archer A., Lt. Gen. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Pacific Ocean
Philippines
Haiti
Opelika (Ala.)
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World War, 1914-1918
Military art and science
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns
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Birth 1882-04-20

Death 1967-01-12

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