Relates to the naval career of R. R. Pratt, including service on destroyers in the Pacific Theater during World War II, and a variety of postwar assignments in the United States and Europe, and to Pratt family life.
Relates to activities of the American destroyer Waldron in the Pacific Theater during World War II, the occupation of Tokyo Bay at the end of the war, and the subsequent history of the Waldron up to its transfer to the Colombian navy as the Santander in 1973, and its final decommissioning in 1984. In part, co-authored with Jack Melnick, an officer on the Waldron from 1952 to 1954. Includes photocopy of the official war diary of the Waldron, 1944-1945. Also includes letters of acknowledgment signed by, and miscellany relating to, Woodrow Wilson, 1912-1916.
Relates to American naval operations in the Pacific Theater during World War II, the development of naval aviation, postwar American defense policy, and American policy in the Indochinese War of 1946-1954. Published as From Pearl Harbor to Vietnam : The Memoirs of Admiral Arthur W. Radford (Stanford, 1980)
Bibliography, writings, letters, and printed matter, relating to activities of the 58th Bomb Wing in the China-Burma-India and Pacific Theaters during World War II, and to postwar activities of its veterans.
Drafts, reports, correspondence, newsletters, and printed matter, relating to the World War II campaigns of General Douglas MacArthur in the Pacific, the Richard Sorge espionage case, the anti-communist movement in the United States, Cold War defense needs of the United States, and Japanese rearmament. Sound use copy of sound recording available.