Overview of the Langan Waterman Swent diaries

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Overview of the Langan Waterman Swent diaries

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2009
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© 2009 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Langan Waterman Swent diaries
Dates: 1942-1944
Collection Number: 93064
Creator: Swent, Langan Waterman, 1916-1992
Collection Size: 2 manuscript boxes (0.8 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Relates to landing craft tank (LCT) operations in the Mediterranean theater during World War II, and especially to the landings at Anzio. Includes both original diaries and typed transcripts.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: In English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Langan Waterman Swent diaries, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1993.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

Lieutenant commander, United States Navy; landing craft tank commander, 1942-1944.

Scope and Content of Collection

Relates to landing craft tank (LCT) operations in the Mediterranean theater during World War II, and especially to the landings at Anzio. Includes both original diaries and typed transcripts.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
United States. Navy.
Landing craft.
Anzio Beachhead, 1944.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
World War, 1939-1945--Amphibious operations.
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations.