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Holcomb, Thomas 1879-1965

Overview
Works: 13 works in 17 publications in 1 language and 185 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Interviews  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  History 
Roles: Speaker, Reporter
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Most widely held works by Thomas Holcomb
[The march of time. [Weekly war journal ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The march of time: Conclusion of a dramatized version of how General Mark W. Clark's victory in North Africa. The news from Africa is that Rommel's forces are in continued retreat. Grant Parr interviews two soldiers in Cairo who took part in the recent victory in North Africa. Helen Hayes reads "Terry and the stars," a new poem by Gene Fowler. At end of program, the beginning of Your Esso reporter begins with war updates. Weekly war journal: Edward Tomlinson reports from Chicago with news of the defense of the Americas and updates from Latin America. Dean Dickerson reports from San Francisco about the Pacific front and gives an update on the amount of Japanese ships sunk since the attacks on Pearl Harbor. Major General Paul B. Malone gives his perspective on the Pacific fighting. Also includes a war summary from the Don Lee studios and the opening to Irving Caesar's "Songs of safety."
[Fritzie Zivic vs. Ray Robinson boxing match. [Marine birthday ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Fritzie Zivic vs. Ray Robinson boxing match: Live coverage of the 10-round welterweight match between Fritzie Zivic and Ray Robinson in New York. There are short post-fight interviews with the two boxers. Marine birthday: Maj. Gen. Thomas Holcomb reads General Order #47 (which created the Marine Corps). Lt. Gen. Sir Alan Bourne speaks about the similarities between the Royal Marines and the U.S. Marine Corps. and Col. Frank Hart speaks to the importance of international cooperation
[The march of time. [The pause that refreshes on the air ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The march of time: Westbrook Van Voorhis shares letters from soldiers around the world who mention how helpful the program is to them in keeping up with the news and how it helps them remember what they're fighting for. A British air crew is captured by the Italians, but escape in time for tea. General Thomas Holcomb speaks from Washington, D.C. about the amphibian fighting in the Pacific
[The march of time. [Sammy Kaye's Sunday serenade ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The march of time: Lt. General Thomas Holcomb reports from Washington, D.C. on the fighting at Guadalcanal and the current successes there. Bud Hiestand interviews three Marines in a San Diego Hospital about their role in the fighting at Guadalcanal. A dramatized version of now General Mark W. Clark's victory in North Africa
[Fireside chats by Franklin D Roosevelt ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
[Boys' Club program. [News and views by John B. Hughes ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Boys Club program: Former President Herbert Hoover praises the Boys Clubs for their preparation of young men for military service, and general benefits to their membership. Marine Corps Commandant Thomas Holcomb quotes Marion Hargrove's description of Marines, and describes the contribution of the Boys Clubs to the Marine Corps. News and views with John B. Hughes: Tunis and Bizerte have fallen; some German forces have escaped to Cape Bon; details of the fighting; U. S. forces have occupied Amchitka Island in the Aleutians; commentary on the proposed reciprocal trade treaty
Thomas Holcomb papers by Thomas Holcomb ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Consists of materials related to the military career of Thomas Holcomb. The bulk of the collection focuses upon his role as Major General Commandant of the Marine Corps and his position as U.S. Minister to South Africa; together with research materials gathered by Gibson B. Smith when writing a register of Holcomb's personal papers
 
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