Frank G. Edwards Oral History Interview

February 5, 1988
Oral History #OH0099
Edwards, Frank G.; Lennon, Donald R.
Physical description
0.005 Cubic Feet, 1 audiotape, 1.5 hours, 25 pages
Preferred Citation
Frank G. Edwards Oral History Interview (#OH0099), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Scope and arrangement

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.

Administrative information
Source of acquisition

Gift of Frank G. Edwards

Processing information

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

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.

General note


Key terms
Personal Names
Edwards, Frank G.
Corporate Names
United States Naval Academy--Students
United States. Navy--Aviation
United States. Navy--Military life
United States. Navy--Officers--Interviews
Children of military personnel
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941