Papers of Herbert Bain Knowles, 1941-1945.


Knowles, Herbert Bain, 1894-. Papers of Herbert Bain Knowles, 1941-1945.

Papers of Herbert Bain Knowles, 1941-1945.

Correspondence, orders to duty, subject file concerning invasion plans and occupation reports for Guam, Japan, Kwajalein Islands (Marshall Islands), Leyte Island (Philippines), Lingayen (Luzon, Philippines), Okinawa Island (Japan), Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands), and Tarawa Atoll (Kiribati), and printed matter relating to Knowles' service with the Amphibious Forces in the Pacific (1942-1945). Correspondents include James Forrestal, James L. Kauffman, and George R. Stone.

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