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Inventory to the Robert D. Burhans Papers, 1942-1945
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Access Points

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Robert D. Burhans Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1942-1945
    Collection number: XX096
    Creator: Burhans, Robert D.
    Collection Size: 31 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 11 envelopes (16.5 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: 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).
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Robert D. Burhans Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    Colonel, United States Army; member, First Special Service Force, during World War II.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    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).

    Access Points

    First Special Service Force.
    United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 474th.
    World War, 1939-1945.
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France.
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    Canada.
    United States--Armed Forces.