Marshall, S.L.A. (Samuel Lyman Atwood), 1900-1977Alternative names
Military critic and historian.
From the description of Reminiscences of S.L.A. Marshall : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122441024
S.L.A. Marshall was a United States (U.S.) Army colonel, brigadier-general (BG), and noted historian.
From the description of The S.L.A. Marshall papers, 1918-1970. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 47733673
Brigadier General Samuel Lyman Atwood Marshall; was a native of Catskill, N.Y. and a veteran of both World Wars and the Korean war. He is considered the outstanding military critic, being assigned by the Army as chief combat historian in the European theater, World War II; and again in Korea. In addition to his military metals and decorations he has been given high honors by the governments of France and of Italy. Between wars, he is chief editorial writer for the Detroit News and author of a dozen books on military matters, some of which have been made into movies. General Marshall and his wife visited St. Bonaventure for the first time when he was the speaker at the Centennial observance of Armed forces Day in May, 1958. The couple returned to St. Bonaventure when General Marshall was awarded an honorary degree at the Commencement exercises, in 1959.
From the description of Marshall Collection, 1940-1974, (bulk 1956-1972). (Saint Bonaventure University). WorldCat record id: 42640464
Son of S.L.A. Marshall, brigadier general and military historian.
From the description of S.L.A. Marshall, Jr. correspondence, 1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 37801036
S.L.A. Marshall served as an enlisted man and United States (U.S.) Army officer who was promoted to brigadier general in 1951. In World War II he served as Chief Combat Historian of the Central Pacific Area in 1943 and various historian positions in the European Theater of Operations to include Chief Historian of Theater and of the Armies of the Occupation from 1944 to 1946. During 1950-1951, he was assigned to Korea as Infantry-Artillery Operations Analyst. Marshall began his career as a war correspondent in 1953 when he returned to Korea. As a war correspondent he later covered actions in Sinai, Lebanon, and the Congo. He had tours of active duty analyzing combat operations in South Vietnam. Marshall is the author of 39 books.
From the description of S.L.A. Marshall photograph collection. 1944-1970. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 49013677
Military historian, journalist, author, and soldier.
Born in 1900, Samuel Lyman Atwood Marshall moved to El Paso, Texas, in 1915. In 1917, his military career began, spanning WWI, WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, until he retired at the rank of brigadier general in 1960. His journalistic career, which began in 1922, ran parallel to and was an integral part of his life both in and out of active military service. He wrote more than 30 books, dozens of journal articles, and countless newspaper, radio and television pieces before his death in 1977.
From the description of S.L.A. Marshall papers, 1900-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 36679874
|Place Name||Admin Code||Country|
|Israel--Arab War, 1967--Personal narratives|
|World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns|
|Korean War 1950-1953--Campaigns|
|Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Aerial operations, American--Photographs|
|Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American|
|Korean War, 1950-1953--Artillery operations, American|
|Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Campaigns|
|Israel--Arab War, 1967--Campaigns|
|Quảng Trị (Vietnam), Battle of, 1968|
|World War, 1939-1945 - Aerial operations, American--photographs|
|World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns|
|Military history, Modern--20th century|
|Military art and science|
|Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal narratives, American|
|Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945|