James Victor Rowney oral history interview, February 7, 2003
Date: Feb. 07 2003 |
Oral history interview of Jame Victor Rowney, a U.S. Navy officer and engineer. A member of the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1941, he served aboard the USS ENTERPRISE and witnessed the aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. He also attended flight school (1942-1943) and served as a naval aviator 1944-1945 and served in the Korean War as a naval aviator in both Corsairs and jets. After his service overseas, he later served as head of the Department of Engineering at the Naval Academy (1962-1963). Rowney discusses his service and career as a member of the U.S. Navy. Length of interview: 1.75 hours. Interviewer: Jonathan Dembo. more...