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Robert Angus Brooks Collection

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Robert Angus Brooks Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Robert Angus Brooks
 
 
Home State:
DC
Note
Veteran was born in Calcutta, India.
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
9th Photo Intelligence Detachment; 7th Air Force
Location of Service
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Orlando, Florida; Guam (Mariana Islands); Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands); Iwo Jima; Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands); Japan; Kikai Island (Ryukyu Islands); Pacific Theater
Highest Rank
Captain
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served in the Army Reserve from 1946 to 1950, serving in Massachusetts when on duty. He then became a private management consultant under contract in the Army stationed in Orleans, France.

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Civilian
Dates of Service
1965-1969
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Army Secretariat as Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations and Logistics
Location of Service
Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia; Washington, DC; Vietnam
Highest Rank
Assistant Secretary
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The Veteran was appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson as an assistant secretary and set up the Army School of Logistics in Petersburg, Virginia.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Correspondence [110 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Correspondence [8 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Printed matter [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Digital print [27 items] -- Photographs
Photograph: Original photographic print [47 items] -- Photographs
Photograph: Duplicate [7 items] -- Photographs
Contributor:
Jane Brooks
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/80607
Subjects:
Brooks, Robert Angus
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
Department of the Army--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Robert Angus Brooks Collection
(AFC/2001/001/80607), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2017-10-16
 

 

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