The Bruce Cooper Clarke papers, 1901-1970.


The Bruce Cooper Clarke papers, 1901-1970.

Contains the following types of materials: correspondence, letters, speeches, essays, articles, scrapbook. Contains information pertaining to the following wars: World War II (WWII), Korean War, Cold War. General description of the collection: The Bruce Cooper Clarke papers include primarily speeches, essays, and articles reflecting Clarke's philosophy of command and politics; few items of personal or official correspondence are included; most documents pertain to his service in France, Belgium, and Germany during WWII, in Korea at and following the end of the Korean War, and in NATO; material on his visits to South Vietnam are also available; prominent among items on the Cold War is his reminiscence, written in December 1970, f the German crisis of March-April 1962, which was resolved by his conference with Marshal Ivan Koniev on April 5; little other than capsule biographies cover his activities prior to 1941.

12 boxes.


SNAC Resource ID: 7588200

U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center

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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...