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Alexander Standish Collection

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Alexander Standish Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Alexander Standish
State of Birth:
MA
 
 
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
G-2 (Intelligence) Section, 12th Army Group
Location of Service
England; Northern France; Normandy; Germany
Highest Rank
Colonel
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
Unknown
Service History Note
Veteran was chief, Intelligence Branch under 12th Army Group Commander Omar Bradley. His responsibilities included interpreting the Ultra intercepts, which were secret Nazi military and diplomatic cables.

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Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Correspondence [14 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Memoirs [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Computer File: CD [1 item] -- Electronic file of manuscript material
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [48 items] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Contributor:
Jon Thunberg
Contributor:
Jon Thurnberg
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/08404
Subjects:
Standish, Alexander
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Alexander Standish Collection
(AFC/2001/001/08404), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-02-04
 

 

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