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Military and Naval Biography: Resources in the MSU Libraries: Home

SubjectSearching in the Online Catalog

1. There are "Military biography" and "Naval biography" subject headings.

2. You can use the subdivision "Biography" after types of military organizations, units, and types of soldiers. For example,


  • Admirals -- United States -- Biography
  • Air force spouses -- Biography
  • Air pilots -- German -- Biography
  • Armed forces -- Biography
  • Generals - Biography
  • Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Biography
  • Guerrilla warfare -- South Africa -- Biography
  • Indians in military service -- Biography
  • Marines -- Biography
  • Prisoners of war - Iraq -- Biography
  • Soldiers -- Africa, East -- Biography
  • Women soldiers -- China -- Biography

3. The subdivision "Personal narratives" is used for war memoirs. Example: Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American.

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