Geiger, Roy S. (Roy Stanley), 1885-1947

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Roy Stanley Geiger (b. Jan. 25, 1885-d. Jan. 23, 1947) was born in Middleburg, Florida. He commanded the 3rd Marine Amphibious Corps during the Allied invasion and capitulation of Okinawa in 1945. In 1946, he served as the senior Marine representative at Bikini Atoll, during atomic tests Able and Baker.

From the description of Geiger, Roy S. (Roy Stanley), 1885-1947 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10615822

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referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [JAN. 19]
referencedIn Colt, Charles C. Charles C. Colt papers, 1942 Oct.-Nov. Library of the Marine Corps
referencedIn Wilkinson, Theodore Stark, 1888-1946. Theodore Stark Wilkinson papers, 1893-1962 (bulk 1920-1945). Library of Congress
referencedIn Theodore Stark Wilkinson Papers, 1893-1962, (bulk 1920-1945) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Records of the Office of War Information. 1926 - 1951. Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels. 1942 - 1945. U.S. SOLDIERS BECOME CITIZENS AT BATTLEFRONT [ETC.]
referencedIn Records of the Office of War Information. 1926 - 1951. Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels. 1942 - 1945. AIRCRAFT CARRIER IS NAMED FOR PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT [ETC.]
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. MARINE ACTION ON OKINAWA
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Special Film Reports. 1944 - 1945. INVASION OF NOEMFOOR [ETC.]
referencedIn Willcutts, David. Reminiscences, April 1, 1945-March, 1946. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
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 Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Special Film Reports. 1944 - 1945. ACTIVITIES IN EUROPEAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS (KIEL) [ETC.]
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associatedWith Willcutts, David. person
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Birth 1885-01-25

Death 1947-01-23

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