Robert E. Cushman Jr.

Robert E. Cushman Jr.

General Robert Everton Cushman, Jr. served as the 25th Commandant of the Marine Corps from January 1, 1972 to June 30, 1975. He was honored for heroism in battle during World War II at the battles of Guam , Bouganville and Iwo Jima . He also commanded all Marine forces in Vietnam from June - December 1967. Wikipedia*

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Robert E. Cushman Jr. has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1967 Vignette.

Appearances by Title:Lieutenant General, U.S. Marine Corps Videos: 1

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  • <em>The Ordeal of Con Thien</em>

    The Ordeal of Con Thien

    On Sunday, October 1, 1967, CBS News aired a Special Report titled “The Ordeal of Con Thien” about an ongoing battle in the…

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