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Register of the Lorenzo Sherwood Sabin, Jr. papers, 1909-1978
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  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Lorenzo Sherwood Sabin, Jr. papers
    Date (inclusive): 1909-1978
    Collection Number: 80120
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 5 manuscript boxes, 2 envelopes (2.2 linear feet)
    Abstract: Memoirs and other writings, correspondence, orders, and memoranda relating to American naval operations in the Atlantic during World War II, the evacuation of North Vietnamese refugees to South Vietnam in 1954, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives.
    Creator: Sabin, Lorenzo Sherwood, Jr., 1899-

    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], Lorenzo Sherwood Sabin, Jr. papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1980.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    1899 May 23 Born, Dallas, Texas
    1921 B.S., U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis
    1930 Naval engineer, U.S. Navy Postgraduate School, ordnance engineering
    1941 Staff gunnery officer, U.S.S. Maryland, Pearl Harbor
    1942 Commander, LCI (L) Flotilla Two
    1943 Commander, Landing Craft Groups, Tunisian, Sicilian, and Solarno campaigns
    1944 Commander, Assault Convoy, Force 0, assault on Normandy
    1948 Promoted, Rear Admiral
    1954 Commander, Sea Lift, Operation Passage to Freedom
    1955 Awarded, Distinguished Service Medal
      Awarded, Legion D'Honneur
    1956 Promoted, Vice Admiral
    1957-1961 Chief of Staff, Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic, NATO
    1961 Retired

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Memoirs and other writings, correspondence, orders, and memoranda relating to American naval operations in the Atlantic during World War II, the evacuation of North Vietnamese refugees to South Vietnam in 1954, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
    United States. Navy--Officers
    Indochinese War, 1946-1954.
    Refugees.
    United States--Armed Forces.
    United States--Defenses.
    Vietnam.
    World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations.
    World War, 1939-1945.