Somervell, Brehon Burke, 1892-1955

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Brehon B. Somervell was a U.S. Army officer, who served as director of construction division for the Quartermaster Department from 1940-1941, and G-4 of the War Department General Staff from 1941-1942. He retired from the military in 1946 and died in 1955.

From the description of Brehon Burke Somervell photograph collection. 1910-1975. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 48072741

Brehon Burke Somervell (b. May 9, 1892, Little Rock, Ak.-d. Feb. 13, 1955), General in the U.S. Army, was a graduate of West Point and law school who earned his commission in 1914. He retired from Army service in 1946.

From the description of Somervell, Brehon Burke, 1892-1955 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10573764

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creatorOf Somervell, Brehon Burke, 1892-1955. Brehon Burke Somervell photograph collection. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
creatorOf Littlejohn, Robert McGowan, 1890-1982. Robert M. Littlejohn papers, 1942-1946. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [JULY 10] National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Documentary Films. 1914 - 1944. THE ARMY SERVICE FORCES
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [OCT. 2]
referencedIn Gross, Charles P. Charles P. Gross photograph collection. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Blair Moody Papers, 1928-1954, 1934-1952 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [FEB. 5] National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Documentary Films. 1914 - 1944. UNCLE SAM'S BIGGEST WAR BOND CUSTOMER
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [JAN. 2]
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Documentary Films. 1914 - 1944. THE YALTA CONFERENCE National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [MAR. 10] National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Records of the Office of War Information. 1926 - 1951. Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels. 1942 - 1945. MOSCOW PACT A TRIUMPH FOR UNITED NATIONS [ETC.] National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Secretary of War. 1791 - 1948. Motion Picture Films. 1942 - 1946. GENERAL SOMERVELL'S SPEECH ON UNIFICATION
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Army - Navy Screen Magazine. 1943 - 1958. ARMY-NAVY SCREEN MAGAZINE, NO. 18
referencedIn Records of the Office of War Information. 1926 - 1951. Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels. 1942 - 1945. BRITISH-U.S. AIR MISSION INSPECTS FAR EAST BASES [ETC.] National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Motion Picture Films From the "Air Force News Review" Program Series. 1947 - 1961. U.S. AIR FORCE IN FIRST RAID ON FRANCE
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [AUG. 7]
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Documentary Films. 1914 - 1944. SUGGESTION POWER
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. War Films. 1942 - 1945. BRIEF FOR INVASION National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. U.S. Army Air Forces Newsreels National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Johnson, J. Monroe, 1878-1964. Papers, 1940-1955. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. MEETING OF ALLIED LEADERS, YALTA CONFERENCE
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Special Bulletins. 1944 - 1944. ARMY SERVICE FORCES, ETC
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [FEB. 6]
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Film Bulletins. 1939 - 1945. WAR BONDS
referencedIn Records of the Office of War Information. 1926 - 1951. Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels. 1942 - 1945. FLYING FORTS BATTLE NAZIES OVER GERMANY [ETC.] National Archives at College Park
referencedIn "March of Time" Collection. 1934 - 1951. March of Time Documentary/Newsreel Films Relating to U.S. History, Government, Politics, Culture, and International Affairs. 1935 - 1953. BACK DOOR TO TOKYO National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Film Bulletins. 1939 - 1945. GENERAL BREHON SOMERVELL VISITS WAR PLANTS IN MICHIGAN
referencedIn Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945. George S. Patton papers, 1807-1979 (bulk 1904-1945). Library of Congress
referencedIn Delano, William Adams, 1874-1960. William Adams Delano papers, 1902-1960 (inclusive), 1939-1960 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Documentary Films. 1914 - 1944. HAIL AND FAREWELL National Archives at College Park
referencedIn "March of Time" Collection. 1934 - 1951. March of Time Documentary/Newsreel Films Relating to U.S. History, Government, Politics, Culture, and International Affairs. 1935 - 1953. INVASION! National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [DEC. 8] National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. War Films. 1942 - 1945. ATTACK SIGNAL
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [DEC. 11]
referencedIn George S. Patton Papers, 1807-1979, (bulk 1904-1945) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Secretary of War. 1791 - 1948. Motion Picture Films. 1942 - 1946. Convoy to Kunming
referencedIn McMahon, Audrey, 1900?-1981. Audrey McMahon papers, 1935-1980. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Documentary Films. 1914 - 1944. THE SECOND QUEBEC CONFERENCE, 1944 National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [NOV. 10] National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [DEC. 5] National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. War Films. 1942 - 1945. FIREPOWER National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [NOV. 17] National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Audrey McMahon papers, 1935-1980 Archives of American Art
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Army - Navy Screen Magazine. 1943 - 1958. ARMY-NAVY SCREEN MAGAZINE, NO. 26
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Educational Films. 1942 - 1947. ON TO TOKYO National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Marshall, Richard J. Richard J. Marshall photograph collection. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn "March of Time" Collection. 1934 - 1951. March of Time Documentary/Newsreel Films Relating to U.S. History, Government, Politics, Culture, and International Affairs. 1935 - 1953. AMERICA'S NEW ARMY National Archives at College Park
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associatedWith Delano, William Adams, 1874-1960. person
associatedWith Gross, Charles P. person
associatedWith Johnson, J. Monroe, 1878-1964. person
associatedWith Littlejohn, Robert McGowan, 1890-1982. person
associatedWith Marshall, Richard J. person
associatedWith McMahon, Audrey, 1900?-1981. person
associatedWith Moody, Blair, 1902-1954 person
correspondedWith Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945. person
associatedWith United States. Army Service Forces corporateBody
associatedWith United States Military Academy corporateBody
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United States
Mexican-American Border Region
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World War, 1939-1945--Logistics--Photographs
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Birth 1892-05-09

Death 1955-02-13

English

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