The George R. Mather papers, 1965-1971.


Mather, George R. The George R. Mather papers, 1965-1971.

The George R. Mather papers, 1965-1971.

Contains the following types of materials: personal correspondence, article. Contains information pertaining to the following wars and time periods: 1960s, Vietnam War, 1970s. Contains information pertaining to the following military units and organizations: 2nd Armored Division; V & III Corps; Southern Command. General description of the collection: The George R. Mather include general officers miscellaneous personal and official papers on topics of force levels and combat effectiveness of the V and III Corps. He made recommendations on changes of weapons and administrative systems. Some items concern plans to control domestic disturbances in the United States. Two items on the Vietnam list criteria for selecting a provincial advisor and General Bruce Clarke's assessment of the war in February, 1968. An article by General Hamilton Howze on reorganization of armor and mobile forces refers to his inspection of the battlefields of the Six Days War in September, 1967.

3 boxes.

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Mather, George Ross, 1930- (person)

George R. Mather was an United States Army major-general, 2nd Armored Division; lieutenant-general, V and III Corps; general, Southern Command. From the description of The George R. Mather papers, 1965-1971. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 47203442 ...

Clarke, Bruce C. (Bruce Cooper), 1901-1988 (person)

Bruce Cooper Clarke (1901-1988) was born in Adams, New York. After graduating from West Point in 1925, he commissioned with the Army Corps of Engineers. In 1940 he graduated from Command and General Staff School. During World War II, he served as combat commander in the 7th and 4th Armored Divisions. He made brigadier general in November 1944. From 1945 to 1948, he was a staff officer at the headquarters of the Army Ground Forces. During the Korean War, he was commanding general of the 1st Armor...

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Howze, Hamilton H. (Hamilton Hawkins), 1908- (person)

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