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Lawrence F. Snowden Collection

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Lawrence F. Snowden Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Lawrence F. Snowden
State of Birth:
VA
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
K Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Division; 4th Marine Division
Location of Service
Quantico, Virginia; Roi Island (Marshall Islands), Namur Island (Marshall Islands), Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands), Tinian (Northern Mariana Islands), Iwo Jima, Guam (Mariana Islands)
Battles/Campaigns
Guam, Iwo Jima, Roi-Namur, Tinian, Saipan
Highest Rank
Captain
Service Related Injury
Yes
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1979
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
1st Division, 7th Marines
Location of Service
Korea
Highest Rank
Lieutenant General
Service Related Injury
Yes
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1979
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
7th Marines
Location of Service
Vietnam
Highest Rank
Lieutenant General
Service Related Injury
Yes
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Veteran served as Commanding Officer, 7th Marines, and as Operations Officer, III Marine Amphibious Force.

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1979
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Location of Service
Japan; Quantico, Virginia; New York, New York; Caribbean; Hawaii; Washington, DC
Highest Rank
Lieutenant General
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No

Collection Information
(Not at LOC)

Contributor:
Lawrence F. Snowden
Contributor:
David Gregory
Contributor:
Robin Sellers
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Florida State University, Reichelt Oral History Program
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.80064
Subjects:
Snowden, Lawrence F.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Lawrence F. Snowden Collection
(AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.80064), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Non-LC Repository Location:
Florida State University, Reichelt Oral History Program
 
 

 

Last Edit: 9/22/2011
 

 

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