Mitscher, Marc Andrew, 1887-1947

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Marc Andrew Mitscher (b. January 26, 1887, Hillsboro, WI–d. February 3, 1947, Norfolk, VA) was a pioneer in naval aviation who became an admiral in the United States Navy, and served as commander of the Fast Carrier Task Force in the Pacific during the latter half of World War II.
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referencedIn VICE ADM. MARC A. MITSCHER (US NAVY) United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. .../PROJECT, quot;CARRIER NIGHT WINGSquot;
referencedIn Pride, Alfred M. (Alfred Melville), 1897-1988. Oral history of reminiscences of ADM Pride. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn United States. Navy. Wisconsin related documents and photographs, 1864, 1909, 1946-1957. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. SEC. GATES ARRIVES HENDERSON FIELD AND IS GREETED BY ADM. MITSCHER amp; OTHERS
referencedIn Mitscher, Admiral Marc A., PPF 3054 Harry S. Truman Library
referencedIn Todd, Wesley S., 1921-. Oral history interview with Wesley Todd, [videorecording], 2002. Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
creatorOf Mitscher, Marc A., 1887-1947. Papers, 1943-1946. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. DAMAGE AND CASUALITIES ABOARD USS BUNKER HILL (CV-17)
referencedIn Audiovisual Collection. 1957 - 2006. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman. 1957 - 2004. Photograph of President Truman shaking hands with Admiral Marc Mitscher, commander of the 8th Fleet and wartime commander of Task Force 58, on the White House lawn during a ceremony at which the President awarded Presidential Unit Citations to eight U.S. Navy aircraft carriers.
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Secretary of War. 1791 - 1948. Motion Picture Films. 1942 - 1946. CAMPAIGN AGAINST LOS BANOS ISLAND IN THE PHILIPPINES
referencedIn Records of the Office of War Information. 1926 - 1951. Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels. 1942 - 1945. HUGE FLYING WING IN AVIATION NEWS [ETC.]
referencedIn Navy Wives. Oral history reminiscences of Mrs. Mary Smith and Mrs. Marc Mitscher, wives of prominent naval officers. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [APR. 14]
referencedIn COMMAND SEQUENCE United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Mitscher, Marc Andrew, 1887-1947. Papers, 1917-1951. Operational Archive Branch, Naval History Center
referencedIn Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 1903 - 2006. Biography Files for Committee Members
referencedIn Bogan, Gerald F. Oral history reminiscences of VADM Bogan. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. LT. COL. JAMES H. DOOLITTLE AND FLIGHT TAKE OFF FROM THE CARRIER quot;HORNETquot; ON TOKYO RAID
referencedIn Thach, John S. Oral history typescript entitled "Reminiscences of ADM John S. Thach, USN," Vol. I done by the U.S. Naval Institute. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
creatorOf Mitscher, Marc Andrew, 1887-1947. Papers of Marc Andrew Mitscher, 1910-1952. Library of Congress
referencedIn Burke, Arleigh A., 1901-1996. Letter, March 8, 1948. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Special Film Reports. 1944 - 1945. RYUKYUS OPERATIONS [ETC.]
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [MAY 1]
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Secretary of War. 1791 - 1948. Motion Picture Films. 1942 - 1946. PHILIPPINES CAMPAIGN
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. ADMIRALS REVIEW MEN ABOARD USS HORNET
referencedIn Schuppe, Clara. Account of Hillsboro, Wis., undated. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Audiovisual Collection. 1957 - 2006. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman. 1957 - 2004. Photograph of President Truman shaking hands with Admiral Marc Mitscher, commander of the 8th Fleet and wartime commander of Task Force 58, during a ceremony at the White House at which the President awarded Presidential Unit Citations to eight U.S. Navy aircraft carriers for heroic service during World War II.
contributorOf World War II Oral Histories, Interviews and Statements, ca. 4/1942 - ca. 12/1946 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Records of Naval Operating Forces. 1849 - 1997. Administrative, Historical and Operational Records
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. PLANES IN FLIGET; ADM. MITSCHER; LEXINGTON; PEARL HARBOR
referencedIn Mitscher, Vice Admiral Marc A. United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. SHIPBOARD SCENES DURING TOKYO STRIKE: LANDINGS, CRASHES amp; JET-PROPELLED TAKEOFFS: ADM. MITSCHER
referencedIn The Personal Collection of Adm. Gerald Francis Bogan, 1919-1963 San Diego Air and Space Museum Library and Archives
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associatedWith Bogan, Gerald F. person
associatedWith Bogan, Gerald F. (Gerald Francis), Adm., 1904-1973 person
associatedWith Burke, Arleigh A., 1901-1996. person
associatedWith Hornet (Aircraft carrier : CV8) corporateBody
associatedWith Mitscher, Frances. person
associatedWith Mitscher, Frances S. person
associatedWith Navy Wives. corporateBody
associatedWith Pride, Alfred M. (Alfred Melville), 1897-1988. person
associatedWith Schuppe, Clara. person
associatedWith Thach, John S. person
associatedWith Todd, Wesley S., 1921- person
associatedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 person
alumnusOrAlumnaOf United States Naval Academy corporateBody
memberOf United States. Navy. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy. Task Force 38. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy. Task Force 58. corporateBody
memberOf USS Colorado (Ship) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Pacific Ocean 00
Norfolk VA US
Hillsboro WI US
Subject
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns
Admirals--Archives
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American
Admirals--Correspondence
Midway, Battle of, 1942
Occupation
Aviators
Naval officers
Function

Person

Birth 1887-01-26

Death 1947-02-03

Americans

English

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