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Inventory to the Robert D. Burhans Papers, 1942-1945
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Description
Materials relating to activities of the First Special Service Force ("Devil's Brigade") and the 474th Infantry Regiment during World War II including correspondence, field orders, directives, reports, regulations, handbooks, maps, and photographs. Used as research material for the book by R. D. Burhans, The First Special Service Force: A War History of the North Americans, 1942-1944 (Washington, D.C., 1947).
Background
Colonel, United States Army; member, First Special Service Force, during World War II.
Extent
31 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 11 envelopes (16.5 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
Collection open for research.