Creator

Leo D. Hermle

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Leo D. Hermle was an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of San Diego College of Law as well as a decorated veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He served in both World War I and World War II. His records include biographical information, memorabilia, professional records pertaining to his community involvement and his work in the College of Law, as well as historical records about the Fifth Marine Division and their participation in Iwo Jima in 1945. Hermle was Brigadier General of the Fifth Marine Division during the Iwo Jima invasion.

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Collection Dates

1949-1983

Collection Size

1 box (1 linear foot)

Keywords

Distinguished Service Cross (U.S.), Iwo Jima -- Battle of Japan -- 1945, Phi Delta Phi, United States Marine Corps, University of San Diego School of Law, World War -- 1914-1918, World War -- 1939-1945

Disciplines

Higher Education | Law | Military History

Language

English

Finding Aid Publication Date

2017

Finding Aid Author

Ashley Toutain

Guide to the Leo D. Hermle papers

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