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Frank G. Edwards Oral History Interview, February 5, 1988

Oral History #OH0099

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Title: Frank G. Edwards Oral History Interview
Creators: Edwards, Frank G.
Lennon, Donald R.
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.0050 Cubic feet, 1 audiotape, 1.5 hours, 25 pages .

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Repository does not own copyright to the oral history collection. Permission to cite, reproduce, or broadcast must be obtained from both the repository and the participants in the oral history, or their heirs.

Preferred Citation

Frank G. Edwards Oral History Interview (#OH0099), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Frank G. Edwards

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  • Encoded by Apex Data Services

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Captain Edwards, USNA Class of 1941, comments on his childhood in an Army family, experiences at the Naval Academy, assignment to the USS MAHAN, and absence of the MAHAN from Pearl Harbor at the time of the Japanese attack. Other details concern the shipboard experiences of officers and crew of the USS FOOTE, flight training, postwar aviation experiences with prop and jet airplanes, aviational innovations, and the testing of new airplanes.

Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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