James Victor Rowney Oral History Interview

February 7, 2003
Oral History #OH0212
Dembo, Jonathan, 1948-; Rowney, J. Victor
Physical description
0.01 Cubic Feet, 2 audiocassettes, 1.75 hours, no transcription
Preferred Citation
James Victor Rowney Oral History Interview (#OH0212), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Biographical/historical information

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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Key terms
Personal Names
Rowney, James Victor
Corporate Names
United States Naval Academy--Students
United States. Navy--Aviation
United States. Navy--Officers--Interviews
Korean War, 1950-1953
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American