William H. Ashford Oral History Interview, December 7, 1978; January 16, 1979; July 3, 1979; July 12, 1979; January 23, 1980; February 27, 1980; September 10, 1980; January 21, 1981; February 25, 1981; May 25, 1983

Oral History #OH0055

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: William H. Ashford Oral History Interview
    Creator: Ashford, William Henry, 1903-
    Lennon, Donald R.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Extent: 0.08 Cubic feet, 16 audiocassettes, 19 hours, 309 pages ,
  • Description

    Rear Admiral Ashford discusses his background in Georgia, experiences at the U.S. Naval Academy, flight training, experiences as a naval aviator after 1929, duty in the Canal Zone, reminiscences as aide and flag lieutenant to Admiral W. F. Halsey prior to and during W.W. II, command of the Naval Air Station-Patuxent, responsibilities while stationed in D.C., and experiences as commander of the MIDWAY.

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    Gift of William H. Ashford

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    Preferred Citation

    William H. Ashford Oral History Interview (#OH0055), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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