Robert S. Quakenbush, Jr., Oral History Interview, January 6, 1978

Oral History #OH0049

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Robert S. Quakenbush, Jr., Oral History Interview
    Creator: Lennon, Donald R.
    Quackenbush, Robert S.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Extent: 0.005 Cubic feet, 1 audiocassette, 1.5 hours, 21 pages ,
  • Description

    Rear Admiral 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 Engish photo interpretation school in 1941, American deficiences 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.

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information Acquisition Information

    Gift of Robert S. Quakenbush, Jr.

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    Preferred Citation

    Robert S. Quakenbush, Jr., Oral History Interview (#OH0049), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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