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Frank M. Snyder papers

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SUBJECT: Early battles (Speeches, sources and slides on early battles)

Box 1, Folder 1-2 Victoria and Camperdown
Box 1, Folder 3 Jutland, back up sources
Box 1, Folder 4 Jutland talk

SUBJECT: Battles of World War II - Pacific (Speeches, sources, viewgraphs, and slides on WWII battles in the Pacific)

Box 2, Folder 1 Pearl Harbor Attack, Dec 7, 1941. USS Tennessee reports on phone circuit
Box 2, Folder 2 Coral Sea and Midway
Box 2, Folder 3 Battle of the Coral Sea
Box 2, Folder 4 Battle of Midway
Box 2, Folder 5 Midway readings
Box 3, Folder 1 Leyte Gulf, Last Great Sea Battle
Box 3, Folder 2 Viewgraphs: "Leyte Gulf the last great sea battle"
Box 3, Folder 3 Battle of Leyte Gulf, Part I, back up readings
Box 3, Folder 4 Battle of Cape Engano
Box 3, Folder 5 Leyte Gulf
Box 3, Folder 6 Battle of Leyte Gulf, Part II, back up readings
Box 3, Folder 7 Videotape: "The history of the American flat-top"
Box 3, Folder 8 "Leyte Gulf: The Last Great Sea Battle," a chronology of decisions by Frank Snyder, 31 Jan 1995
Box 3, Folder 9 Operations Department Reading - Leyte Gulf (Philippines)
Box 3, Folder 10 "Crossing the T" - Leyte Gulf
Box 3, Folder 11 Series I Correspondence (1923-1973) Leyte Gulf
Box 3, Folder 12 Popular Mechanics Magazine: "The Battle that Won the Pacific," Feb 1945
Box 3, Folder 13 Memorandum for Wayne Hughes - "Battle of Leyte Gulf: The Engagement Not Fought," 31 Mar 2000
Box 26, Folder 1 Photographs of USS Princeton (Battle of Leyte) circa 1946-1947

SUBJECT: Battles of World War II - Atlantic (Speeches, research sources materials, and slides on WWII battles in the Atlantic)

Box 4, Folder 1 Lecture: Battle of the Atlantic
Box 4, Folder 2 Operation Neptune
Box 4, Folder 3 The Battle of the Atlantic, Part I, back up material
Box 4, Folder 4 The Battle of the Atlantic, Part II, back up material
Box 4, Folder 5 Battle of the Atlantic, 31 Jan 1996
Box 4, Folder 6 Naval Command for Operation Neptune, 2 Apr 1994
Box 4, Folder 7 Sea History: D-Day, spring 1994
Box 4, Folder 8 Newsweek: "D-Day: Eyewitness to the Invasion," 23 May 1994
Box 4, Folder 9 American History: "D-Day Plus 50 Years," Jun 1994
Box 4, Folder 10 American Heritage: "D-Day's Terrible Mystery: The Full Story," Feb/Mar 1985
Box 4, Folder 11 U.S. News & World Report: "D-Day," 23 May 1994
Box 4, Folder 12 USA Today: "D-Day: One Man's Story," 6 Jun 1994
Box 4, Folder 13 The Washington Post National Weekly Edition: "The D-Day Victory that Almost Wasn't," 13-19 Jun 1994
Box 4, Folder 14 "Attention Exercise Tiger Participants," 1991
Box 4, Folder 15 Navy Times: "Making Battle Plans," 23 Mar 1998
Box 4, Folder 16 NAVAL History: "D-Day: June 1944," Jun 1994
Box 4, Folder 17 Photographs: Wall Map Room (Operation Neptune) and Large White House
Box 4, Folder 18 The Royal Naval School of Maritime Operations (SMOPS), Oct 1993
Box 4, Folder 19 Landmark Invasion (article)
Box 4, Folder 20 Naval History: "Taking the Fight to France," Mar/Apr 1994
Box 4, Folder 21 U.S. Sea Services: The Invasion of Normandy
Box 4, Folder 22 Naval History: "Sailors Dressed Like Soldiers," Sep/Oct 1999
Box 5, Folder 1 Lecture: Operation Neptune: From the Sea
Box 5, Folder 2 Battle of Atlantic slides
Box 5, Folder 3 Operation Neptune Invasion at Normandy, Part I, 1944
Box 5, Folder 4 Operation Neptune Invasion at Normandy, Part II, 1944

SUBJECT: Command and control (Readings, speeches, and commentary on command and control)

Box 6, Folder 1 Naval Telecommunications System Architecture, 1974
Box 6, Folder 2 Navy Command and Control, Systems Architecture, 1976-1986
Box 6, Folder 3 Draft, Navy Command and Control System Architecture, 1976
Box 6, Folder 4 Navy Command and Control Architecture, Annexes, 1976-1986
Box 6, Folder 5 Command and Control, Readings and Commentary, Oct 1998
Box 6, Folder 6 Command and Control, Readings and Commentary
Box 6, Folder 7 Command and Control
Box 6, Folder 8 "Fleet Command and Control and Communications," Feb 1982
Box 6, Folder 9 "Issues of Command and Control," 19 Jul 1995
Box 6, Folder 10 Command and Control: "The Literature and Commentaries"
Box 6, Folder 11 Snyder Study: FLTSATCOM Description
Box 23, Folder 5 Preliminary draft: Navy Command and Control System Architecture, 1976-1986, 20 Aug 1976

SUBJECT: The planning process (Lectures, readings, and resource source materials on the planning process)

Box 7, Folder 1 Naval Operational Planning. NWP 11 (Rev. E), Aug 1986
Box 7, Folder 2 Naval Operational Planning. NWP 11 (Rev. F), Nov 1989
Box 7, Folder 3 Joint Military Operations, End of Course, Student Questionnaire, Overall Curriculum Summary, CNW, 1990
Box 7, Folder 4 Operations Dept. Maritime Ops, 1990-1991
Box 7, Folder 5 Problems in Planning
Box 7, Folder 6 Classics of Sea Power
Box 7, Folder 7 USMC C2 545 School, Quantico, May 1996

SUBJECT: Navy in Newport (Speeches, viewgraphs, tapes of interview, scrapbook, and clippings on Navy in Newport)

Box 8, Folder 1 Speeches of Arleigh A. Burke (drafted by Frank Snyder), 1960-1961
Box 8, Folder 2 Court Martial of Roger Priest, 1970
Box 8, Folder 3 "Grading the Fitness Report," by Frank Snyder
Box 8, Folder 4 Newport as a Fleet Base, Part I, Feb 1996
Box 8, Folder 5 Newport as a Fleet Base, Part II, Feb 1996
Box 8, Folder 6 Audiotape: Interview of VADM T.T. Weschler, Feb 1993
Box 8, Folder 7 Article: "Muzzling Admiral Burke" - Proceedings, Jan 2000

SUBJECT: Attack on USS Liberty (Readings, lectures, viewgraphs, photographs, reference materials, and subject materials on the USS Liberty)

Box 9, Folder 1 USS Liberty
Box 9, Folder 2 Basic references, 29 May 1997
Box 9, Folder 3 Paper script
Box 9, Folder 4 Viewgraphs
Box 9, Folder 5-6 Photographs, 9 Jun 1967
Box 9, Folder 7 Naval messages and articles: USS Liberty, Jun/Jul 1967
Box 9, Folder 8 Memos: Naval SECGRU COMM Report - USS Liberty, 1985
Box 10, Folder 1 Readings, vol. I
Box 10, Folder 2 Readings, vol. II, excerpts from books
Box 10, Folder 3 Messages, 29 May 1997
Box 10, Folder 4 Investigations, 29 May 1997

SUBJECT: Naval War College (Articles, cassettes, book reviews, speeches, research source materials, and reports regarding the Naval War College and Snyder’s career as a faculty member. Box 12 includes audio tapes from Snyder’s lectures for his command and control elective and Operations Department seminars.)

Box 11, Folder 1 "Some Hellenistic Moments of Constantine P. Cavagy," 21 Jun 2001
Box 11, Folder 2 "Interconnections for North Carolina and Beyond"
Box 11, Folder 3 "Review of a New Data Management System for the Social Security Administration"
Box 11, Folder 4 "Second Review of a New Data Management System for the Social Security Administration"
Box 11, Folder 5 Telecommunications for Metropolitan Areas
Box 11, Folder 6 A KMI market report, fiber optic sensors, Mar 1981
Box 11, Folder 7 Legend of Atlantis
Box 12, Folder 1 Book reviews and articles written by Frank Snyder in the Naval War College Review, 1979-1992
Box 12, Folder 2 Memorandum on 1994 Talks
Box 12, Folder 3 Notes of Talks, 1994
Box 12, Folder 4 Strategic Research Dept., History Input, 1994
Box 12, Folder 5 Belknap, Reginald Rowan
Box 12 18 audiocassettes of Operations Department, Planning and Decision Making sessions, 1987-1990
Box 16, Folder 1 Attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 as recorded by USS Tennessee
Box 16, Folder 2 Knox-King-Pye Report, 1919-1921
Box 16, Folder 3 Command and Control
Box 16, Folder 4 USS Liberty, Incident, 1967
Box 16, Folder 5 Leyte Battle Gulf, Battle of Letter and Speech, 1994
Box 16, Folder 6 NWC Papers: "Strike One of Task One - Battle of Savo Island"
Box 16, Folder 7 Sea Power: "Pearl Harbor: Forty Years Later," Dec 1981
Box 16, Folder 8 Lucky Bag of Books: Shipmate, April and May 1982
Box 16, Folder 9 Sea Power: "At Dawn We Slept," Feb 1982
Box 16, Folder 10 NWC Command & Control Elective: "Was it Utilized at Pearl Harbor?," 15 May 1981
Box 16, Folder 11 The Bellinger-Martin Paper: Prelude to Pearl Harbor - Shipmate, Dec 1980
Box 16, Folder 12 USNI Proceedings: "Remember Pearl Harbor," Sep 1983
Box 16, Folder 13 Shipmate: "Pearl Harbor Revisited," Dec 1981
Box 23, Folder 6 Correspondence related to and a copy of a paper written by Eric Madonia, “Preparing Naval Officers for Leadership at the Operational Level of War,” for JMO, 2010
Box 23, Folder 7 Draft: Naval Operational Planning Manual NWP 11 (Rev. F), Nov 1989
Contents Note: [The cover of this document includes get well messages from Snyder’s colleagues.]

Box 23, Folder 8 Lecture delivered by Admiral A. Spruance, USN, before the Royal United Institution on 30 Oct 1946
Box 25, Folder 1 Memos and correspondence related to NWC’s war gaming program, 1983-1989
Box 25, Folder 2-3 Memos to OPS Department, 1990-2000
Box 25, Folder 4 Transparencies for lectures on teaching C2 and C41 at the NWC
Box 25, Folder 5 Various articles written by Snyder published in the Naval War College Review, 1979-1998
Box 26, Folder 2 Signed photograph of Arleigh A. Burke

SUBJECT: Battle of Santiago Bay, Spanish-American War (Research source materials and speech on the Battle of Santiago Bay, 3 July 1898. Also included in boxes 13-15 are research source materials on Newport as a fleet base and the attack of U-Boat U-853.)

Box 13, Folder 1 Santiago: Background
Box 13, Folder 2 Santiago: Warships
Box 13, Folder 3 Santiago: Naval battle
Box 14, Folder 1 Spanish American War
Box 14, Folder 2 Spanish American War, 1898
Box 14, Folder 3 Battle of Santiago, Jul 1898
Box 14, Folder 4 Santiago: Ground battle
Box 14, Folder 5 3 boxes of 3 mm slides: "Santiago"
Box 15, Folder 1 Victorian Military Spanish War, Society
Box 15, Folder 2 Exhibit catalogue: A Splendid Little War
Box 15, Folder 3 Battle of Santiago: articles and speech
Box 15, Folder 4 Newport as a Fleet Base, U-853, 6 May 1945
Box 15, Folder 5 "Day of Battle at Cardenas," Spanish-American War - Manila Bay, Sea Classics, 2002

SUBJECT: Battle of Midway (Articles, report, and chronology, 1942-2002)

Box 17, Folder 1 Chronology of events during the Battle of Midway (4-7 Jun 1942) by Frank Snyder, 22 May 2001
Box 17, Folder 2 Battle of Midway, 4 Jun 1942
Box 17, Folder 3 "Two-Ocean Victory: The U.S. Navy in WWII"
Box 17, Folder 4 USNI Proceedings: "Network-Centric Warfare Isn't New," Sep 2001
Box 17, Folder 5 Operations Department Reading: Battle of Midway, 27 May 1942
Box 17, Folder 6 Sea Classics: "Decision at Dawn - Countdown at Midway"
Box 17, Folder 7 Battle of Midway - Action Report: USS Enterprise, Capt. G.D. Murray to Admiral Chester A. Nimitz
Box 17, Folder 8 "A Great Deal of Faith: The Command of the U.S. Carriers in the Battle of Midway," 6 Apr 2002
Box 17, Folder 9 U.S. Carrier Ops: June 4, 1942 - the Battle of Midway
Box 17, Folder 10 USA Today: Midway Atoll
Box 25, Folder 6 Extract from “Midway: the Battle that doomed Japan; the Japanese Navy’s Story,” 1955
Box 25, Folder 7 Jutland to Newport to Midway, 11 Jan 1994
Box 25, Folder 8 “Midway: The Battle that Doomed Japan,” May 1989

SUBJECT: Talks and presentations (Scripts, slide transparencies and correspondence regarding talks and presentations given by Snyder on various subjects.)

Box 18, Folder 1 Lost & Found: One H-Bomb in the waters off Palomares/Spain 1966, 2006
Box 18, Folder 2 Battles of Normandy: Fortitude, Neptune, Cherbourg, Cobra, Luttich, Falaise
Box 18, Folder 3 Talk: Battle of Trafalgar, 28 Sep 2005
Box 18, Folder 4 Talk: Sinking of the Andrea Doria 1956, 2005
Box 18, Folder 5 World Cruise of the Great White Fleet, 29 Sep 2007
Box 18, Folder 6 1966 H Bomb Found Time Line and Photographs
Box 18, Folder 7 John Paul Lores' Flag, 2006
Box 19, Folder 1 Correspondence and memos regarding trips and presentations made by Snyder, 1980-1996
Box 19, Folder 2 “Plan Old Vanilla” - Lectures to Command and Control Systems Course 99 at the Command and Control Systems School, Quantico, VA, 25 Aug 1998
Box 19, Folder 3 Presentations, papers, and speech from the Corbett-Richmond Conference, 28-29 Sep 1992
Box 19, Folder 4 Script for a talk about the Battle of Trafalgar by Frank Snyder, 28 Sep 2005
Box 19, Folder 5 Script for a talk by Frank Snyder about the sinking of the Andrea Doria (1956) for delivery to QUINDECIM, 2005
Box 19, Folder 6 Transparencies for lecture on Operation Neptune-Navy at Normandy with other research material, 2004 and undated

SUBJECT: Research and publications (Articles, correspondence, books, publications written and collected by Snyder on various subjects.)

Box 20, Folder 1 Arleigh Albert Burke by David Alan Rosenberg for “Men of War: Great Naval Leaders of WWII”
Box 20, Folder 2 “Blue Stripes? In the flags flown by John Paul Jones,” by Frank M. Snyder, 29 Aug 2006
Box 20, Folder 3 Confederate Veteran: “General Joe Johnson and the Atlanta Campaign,” Jul/Aug 2010
Box 20, Folder 4 Correspondence with Bill [Uhglie?] about the maritime strategy of Elizabethan England, 1989
Box 20, Folder 5 Correspondence from William Calhoun with an undated letter regarding the USS Hale in the Philippines, 2002
Box 20, Folder 6 “Customs of the Navy,” by LCDR A.D. Taylor, 1961
Box 20, Folder 7-9 Harry Anderson: research materials and correspondence, 1990s
Box 20, Folder 10 “Horace (Quintas Horatius Flaccus) Chapter VII - The Roman War to Western Civilization”
Box 20, Folder 11 Naval War College Review, spring 2003 - annotated by Snyder
Box 20, Folder 12 Notes related to Tripoli, Istanbul, and Cyprus
Box 20, Folder 13 Research materials on Henry Adams and his family, circa 2000s
Box 20, Folder 14 Research materials on Newport History
Box 25, Folder 9 “Trafalgar in Verse: The battle is won, but Nelson is dead,” Poems compiled and edited by Frank M. Snyder, 21 Feb 2005
Box 21 “The Reminiscences of Vice Admiral Thomas R. Weschler, U.S. Navy (Retired),” 1995 (2 volumes)
Box 21 Three volumes used by Snyder for research projects: Hughes, Jr., Wayne P. CAPT USN (Ret.), Fleet Tactics: Theory and Practice, 1986; Miller, Edward S., War Plan Orange: the U.S. Strategy to Defeat Japan, 1897-1945, 1991; Rider, Hope S., Valour Fore & Aft: Being the Adventures of America’s Fist Naval Vessel, 1976
Box 26, Folder 3 Four maps:TPC H-25C, Bahamas, 1988; TPC J-26B, Bahamas, Cuba, Haiti, 1985; TPC J-27A, Bahamas, Haiti, Turks and Caicos Island, 1969; ONC J-26, Bahama Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Haiti, Navassa Island, 1969

SUBJECT: CAPT Frank M. Snyder’s career (3 scrapbooks maintained by Snyder throughout out his career in the Navy and at the Naval War College. Also included are four framed items awarded to Snyder.)

Box 22, Folder 1-3 Navy through Commander, 1943-1969
Box 22, Folder 4-5 Career as Commander, 1969-1976
Box 23, Folder 1 Career as Commander, 1969-1976 (continued)
Box 23, Folder 2-4 Newport Years, 1980-1969
Box 24 Four framed letters/certificates given to Snyder during his tenure at the Naval War College, 1988, 1990