Robert S. Quackenbush Jr. oral history interview, January 6, 1978


Title
Robert S. Quackenbush Jr. oral history interview, January 6, 1978
Description
Rear Admiral Robert S. Quackenbush concentrates on his experiences as a Naval aviator and as director of Navy Photography during World War II. He describes photographic activities during the 1930s, attendance at English photo interpretation school in 1941, American deficiencies in photo interpretation, photo intelligence work at Guadalcanal and elsewhere in the South Pacific, atomic tests at Bikini, Antarctic expedition "Highjump," and Arctic expedition. Other duty experiences include commands aboard the Midway and the Randolph (1951–1953), duty at Paris (1954–1955), and as commander and chief of SOPAC. Interviewer: Donald R. Lennon. Length 1.5 hours.
Date
January 06, 1978
Original Format
oral histories
Extent
10cm x 6cm
Local Identifier
OH0049
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Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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