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U.S. Coast Guard Historian's Office
2703 Martin Luther King, Jr., Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20593-7031


U.S. Coast Guard Museum
Coast Guard Academy - Waesche Hall
15 Mohegan Ave
New London, CT 06320-8100

Contacting us:  U.S.C.G. Historian's Office

Commemorations

Please search the image and resource galleries at the bottom of the page for images, articles, documents and publications detailing the Coast Guard's involvement in World War I, World War II, and Vietnam

Click on each sub-page for updated commemorative event information.

Commemorations:

- The U. S. Coast Guard & U.S. Lighthouse Service in World War I: 100th Year Anniversary

- The U. S. Coast Guard in World War II: 75th Year Anniversary

- The U. S. Coast Guard in Vietnam: 50th Year Anniversary

 

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The United States Coast Guard in the War Against Japan
USCGAGAINSTJAPAN.PPT
The Coast Guard at War Auxiliary XIX Prepared in the Historical Section Public Information Division US Coast Guard Headquarters May 1, 1948
USCGATWAR-AUXILIARY.PDF
The Coast Guard at War Beach Patrol XVII Prepared in the Historical Section Public Information Division US Coast Guard Headquarters May 15, 1945
USCGATWAR-BEACHPATROL.PDF
The Coast Guard and the Women's Reserve in World War II
by PA2 Robin J. Thomson
SPARS.PDF
U.S. COAST GUARD UNITS IN HAWAII
December 7, 1941
PEARLHARBOR.PDF
AMERICAN MILITARY UNIVERSITY USCG AVIATION DURING THE VIETNAM WAR A TERM PAPER SUBMITTED TO
DR. JOSEPH DIRENZO III MILS 650 BY THOMAS KALISZ
WASHINGTON DC AUGUST 2009
KALISZTHOMASCGAVIATIONVTN...
The Quarterdeck Log Vol 26, No 3
Naval Operating Base “Cactus” and Coast Guard Operations in the Battle for Guadalcanal by William H. Thiesen
GUADALCANAL10-2011.PDF
U.S. Coast Guard History Program
Squadron One Duty On Board the Point Banks by LCDR Larry Fuchs
FUCHSPOINTBANKSVIETNAMART...
Coast Guard Manned Naval Vessels of World War II by Robert Erwin Johnson
CGMANNEDVESSELS.PDF
The Coast Guard along the North Atlantic Coast by Dennis Noble and Kenneth Arbogast
CGNORTHATLANTIC.PDF
The Coast Guard and the Pacific War by Robert Browning Jr
CGPACWAR.PDF
The Coast Guard in the Pacific Northwest by Dennis Noble
CGPACNW.PDF
The Coast Guard at Normandy by Scott Price
CGATNORMANDY.PDF
THE COAST GUARD AT WAR
AIDS TO NAVIGATION XV
JULY 1, 1949
APPENDIX A
NOTE: ETCM Bill Dietz, USCG (Ret.) transcribed the following from the Coast Guard at War official history series.  NOTE: UNIT 335 was located at Point Ritidian, Guam as the Group Office.
CGATWARATON.PDF
The Beach Patrol and Corsair Fleet by Dennis Noble
BEACHPATROLCORSAIRFLEET.PDF
AMERICAN INTELLIGENCE JOURNAL THE MAGAZINE FOR INTELLIGENCE PROFESSIONALS
Guardian Spies:
The Story of Coast Guard Intelligence in World War II
by LCDR (USCG) Michael E. Bennett
BENNETTAMERICANINTELLIGEN...
Studies in Intelligence Journal of the American Intelligence Professional Unclassified extracts from Studies in Intelligence Volume 52, Number 4
(December 2008) Center for the Study of Intelligence
Guardian Spies The US Guard and OSS Maritime Operations
During World War II 13 by LCDR Michael Bennett, USCG
BENNETTCGOSS2008.PDF
The Quarterdeck Log:
Skill, courage under enemy fire, and devotion to duty: Bronze Star Medal Recipient Heriberto "Eddie" Hernandez and Coast Guard Smallboat Operations in Vietnam by William Thiesen
THIESEN_QDLOGHERNANDEZART...
Lieutenant Eliot Winslow, Kapitanleutnant Johann-Heinrich Fehler and the Surrender of the Nazis' Top-Secret Submarine, U-234 by William Thiesen
SEAHISTORY142 ELIOTWINSLO...
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY, US COAST GUARD ACTIVITIES AT MCB CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, DURING WW II
CG_LEJUENEBIB.PDF