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Title
Edwin Bickford Hooper papers Edwin Bickford Hooper papers, 1842-1986 (bulk 1931-1986).
Type
Mixed Material
Language
English
Collection material in English
Identified By
Lccn: mm89078221
Note
Forms part of: Naval Historical Foundation collection.
Summary
Correspondence, writings, research materials, notes, speeches, articles, book reviews, reports, orders, organizational charts, rosters, printed materials, photographs, and other papers primarily pertaining to Hooper's naval career and to his research in U.S. naval history.
Documents his studies of ordnance and fire control, his ordnance work on the Washington (battleship) during World War II especially during the battle of Guadalcanal, his work in antiaircraft and nuclear weapons research and development following the war, his work in the Atomic Energy Commission's Military Applications Division which involved planning for nuclear weapons tests at the Eniwetok Proving Grounds in the Marshall Islands, the organization and management of the Bureau of Ordnance and Hooper's position at the Bureau as director of research and development, his assignments involving amphibious warfare and logistical operations, his service as commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet's Service Force prior to and during the Vietnam War, and his work as director of the Naval Historical Center. Includes a draft of Hooper's book United States Naval Power in a Changing World (1988).
Authorized Access Point
Hooper, Edwin Bickford. Edwin Bickford Hooper papers, 1842-1986 (bulk 1931-1986)