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us: Komer, Robert, 1922-2000


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Robert William
  • Variants

    • us: Blowtorch Bob, 1922-2000
    • us: Komer, R. W., 1922-2000
  • Variants

    • us: Blowtorch Bob, 1922-2000
    • us: Komer, R. W., 1922-2000
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19220223
    • Death Date

        20000409
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: CIA
    • Organization

        CIA
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: National Security Council
    • Organization

        National Security Council
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: United States. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam. Civil Operations and Revolutionary Development Support
    • Organization

        United States. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam. Civil Operations and Revolutionary Development Support
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: RAND
    • Organization

        RAND
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: United States. Department of Defense
    • Organization

        United States. Department of Defense
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: United States. Foreign Service
    • Organization

        United States. Foreign Service
    • Gender

        male
  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: Author's The Malayan Emergency in retrospect: organization of a successful counterinsurgency effort, 1972.
    • found: Glenn, J. Rethinking defense and conventional forces, 1983: t.p. (Robert W. Komer) p. 55 (consultant to the RAND Corp. in Wash., D.C.)
    • found: Blowtorch, 2013: ECIP galley (Robert William Komer; b. Chicago, IL, Feb. 23, 1922; given moniker "Blowtorch")
    • found: Wikipedia, Nov. 20, 2012: Robert William "Blowtorch Bob" Komer (February 23, 1922 - April 9, 2000; key figure in the pacification effort to win South Vietnamese "hearts and minds" during the Vietnam War, heading Civil Operations and Revolutionary Development Support; worked for RAND, served in CIA, National Security Council, and as Under Secretary of Defense for Policy; Ambassador to Turkey)
    • found: Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 2/23/22)
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-08-19: new
    • 2012-11-20: revised
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