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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
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
Prisoner of War:
No

War or Conflict:
Korean War, 1950-1953
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
Prisoner of War:
No

War or Conflict:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
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
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
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
Prisoner of War:
No

Collection Information (Not at LOC)

Interviewer:
David Gregory
Contributor:
Robin Sellers
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Florida State University, Reichelt Oral History Program
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/80064
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/2001/001/80064), 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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