The Russell L. Vittrup papers, 1989.

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Vittrup, Russell L., b. 1906. The Russell L. Vittrup papers, 1989.

The Russell L. Vittrup papers, 1989.

Contains the following types of materials: oral history. Contains information pertaining to the following wars and time periods: 1930s; World War II (WWII) -- General, -- North Africa, -- European Theater of Operations (ETO), -- Mediterranean; 1946-1950; Cold War; 1950s; Korean War; 1960s. Contains information pertaining to the following military units and organizations: General Headquarters, United States (U.S.) Army; Allied Force Headquarters; War Dept. General Staff; 33rd Infantry Regiment; Faculty, Army War College; Army Section, Joint U.S. Military Advisory Group, Greece; 24th Infantry Division; Eighth (8th) Army; Legislative Liaison; Office of the Secretary of the Army; Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, Dept. of the Army (DA); U.S. European Command (EUCOM). General description of the collection: The Russell L. Vittrup papers include general officer's memoir; family history; West Point; Matthew Ridgway; Panama; Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC): Tank Development; General Headquarters war planning for WWII; Allied Force Headquarters; Italian campaign; North Africa; Battle of the Bulge; Goums; Truman Doctrine: Army War College, 1950s; Central and South America; Senator Joe MacCarthy; Indonesia; Washington, D.C. (Politics); McNamara; Officer Efficiency Reports (OER); Korea.

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