Samuel B. Griffith

Military Officer, Military Person

1906 – 1983

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Who was Samuel B. Griffith?

Brigadier General Samuel B. Griffith II, was an officer and commander in the United States Marine Corps. Griffith entered the Marines in 1929 after graduating from the United States Naval Academy. He served in and commanded Marine units in the Pacific theater of World War II and retired from service in 1956. After his retirement, Griffith wrote several books and numerous articles on military history and lectured widely. He died on March 27, 1983 in Rhode Island.

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Born
May 31, 1906
Lewistown
Also known as
  • Samuel Griffith
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • United States Naval Academy
Lived in
  • Pennsylvania
Died
Mar 27, 1983
Newport

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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