Hamilton H. Howze photograph collection. 1926-1965.


Howze, Hamilton H. (Hamilton Hawkins), 1908-. Hamilton H. Howze photograph collection.

Hamilton H. Howze photograph collection. 1926-1965.

Contains the following types of materials: photographs, photo albums. Covers the following wars: World War II (WWII), Korean War. General description of the collection: The Hamilton H. Howze photograph collection contains mostly photographs which date to Howze's final years of service and are contained within seven photo albums: 1. Ceremony of dedication of observation post "Howze" in Korea 1965. 2. Visit to Australia and New Zealand in commemoration of the battle of Coral Sea 1964 (mostly VIP portraits). 3. First director of Army aviation, 1955-1957 (mostly visits, parades, banquets and other social affairs). 4. 50th Republic of Korea (ROK) Division Tactical Training Exercise, Korea 1965. 5. Visit of General Hamilton H. Howze, U.S. Army commander-in-chief, United Nations Command in Korea to the Republic of China 1965. 6. Official visit of General Hamilton Howze, U.S. Army commander-in-chief, United Nations Command in Korea to Chinhae Naval Base, South Korea 1964. 7. 16th ROK Armed Forces Day 1964. The remaining photos, not in albums, are of his West Point years and training in the United States (U.S.) during WWII in which several photos of Major General George S. Patton Jr. are featured.

4 boxes (373 photographs)

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

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Hamilton Hawkins Howze (b. Dec. 21, 1908, White Plains, New York), Major General in the U.S. Army, graduated from West Point in 1930. During World War II, he served as assistant chief of staff for operations, 1st Armored Division, in England and North Africa; commander of battalion and regiment, 13th Armored Regiment (1943-1944); and commander, Combat Command A, 1st Armored Division, in Italy. During the 1950s, General Howze served in Germany and other parts of Europe as commanding general, 82nd...

Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945

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Outstanding American Field Commander of World War II. From the description of War as I knew it [manuscript], 1947. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648014804 George S. (George Smith) Patton (1885-1945) was born on November 11, 1885 in San Gabriel, California. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1909 and began his career in the United States Army. In 1917, Patton went with John J. (John Joseph) Pershing (1860-1948) and the American Expeditiona...

United States Military Academy

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