BURROWS, JOHN E.
From The Citadel Archives Guide
3 items. (10 pgs).
Director of student activities at The Citadel 1972-78, Citadel graduate 1940.
Unpublished articles on the liberty bell, the silver shako and the non-cadet ring.
Transcript and audio of oral history interview, Charleston, S.C. 2008 December 10.
Interviewed by Jack Bass, author, professor and fellow in The Citadel History Department.
Transcript 37 p., 1 CD, 82:50.
Army officer, member of The Citadel Class of 1940.
John Burrows recalls his decision to enter The Citadel and his achievements as a cadet. In World War II, he was on the staff of SHAEF (Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Forces) which allowed him an insider's perspective of the European Theater. After retirement from the Army, Burrows worked for a publishing company before returning to Charleston to accept the position of Assistant Commandant at The Citadel.
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