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Raymond A. Spruance papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-012
Content Description The personal papers of Raymond A. Spruance, was donated to the Naval War College by Mrs. Spruance in 1970, only a year after the admiral's death. The collection contains eleven boxes of manuscript materials, along with memorabilia, including uniform items, medals, and Japanese Samurai swords. The papers focus, in the main, on the admiral's distinguished naval career, aspects of his ambassadorial appoinbnent, and his retirement years.Series I, Correspondence, consists of letters...

Joseph H. Wellings papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-003
Overview This collection consists of materials regarding Wellings’ assignment as U.S. observer of the British Home Fleet, including his reminiscences of the sinking of the Bismarck in May 1941, as well as correspondence, writings, speeches, subject files, and other documentation relating to his naval career.

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Bismarck (Battleship) 1
Forrestel, Emmet Peter, 1898- 1
Spruance, Raymond Ames, 1886-1969 1
United States. Joint Chiefs of Staff 1
United States. Navy 1