Overview of the Langan Waterman Swent diaries
Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff
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Title: Langan Waterman Swent diaries
Date (inclusive): 1942-1970
Collection Number: 93064
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes (1.3 linear feet)
Abstract: Diaries, 1942-1944, relating to landing craft tank (LCT) operations in the Mediterranean theater during World War II, and especially to the landings at Anzio, including both original diaries and typed transcripts; and reports and protocols of International Labour Organisation meetings, 1968-1970, relating to industrial relations in the mining industry.
Creator: Swent, Langan Waterman, 1916-1992.
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[Identification of item], Langan Waterman Swent diaries, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1993.
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Lieutenant commander, United States Navy; landing craft tank commander, 1942-1944; subsequently mining company executive.
Diaries, 1942-1944, relating to landing craft tank (LCT) operations in the Mediterranean theater during World War II, and especially to the landings at Anzio, including both original diaries and typed transcripts; and reports and protocols of International Labour Organisation meetings, 1968-1970, relating to industrial relations in the mining industry.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations.
World War, 1939-1945--Amphibious operations.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
Anzio, Battle of, Anzio, Italy, 1944
United States. Navy.
Mines and mineral resources.
International Labour Organisation.