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James Victor Rowney Oral History Interview, February 7, 2003

Oral History #OH0212

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Title: James Victor Rowney Oral History Interview
Creators: Dembo, Jonathan, 1948-
Rowney, James Victor
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.01 Cubic feet, 2 audiocassettes, 1.75 hours, no transcription.

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James Victor Rowney Oral History Interview (#OH0212), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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U.S. naval officer and engineer; member of the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1941; served aboard the USS ENTERPRISE and witnessed the aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor; attended flight school (1942-1943) and served as a naval aviator 1944-1945; served in the Korean War as a naval aviator in both Corsairs and jets; later served as head of the Department of Engineering at the Naval Academy (1962-1963).

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