|Title:||William H. Ashford Oral History Interview|
Ashford, William Henry, 1903-
Lennon, Donald R.
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Extent:||0.08 Cubic feet, 16 audiocassettes, 19 hours, 309 pages .|
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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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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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