Frank G. Edwards Oral History Interview, February 5, 1988

Oral History #OH0099

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Frank G. Edwards Oral History Interview
    Creator: Edwards, Frank G.
    Lennon, Donald R.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract:
    Extent: 0.005 Cubic feet, 1 audiotape, 1.5 hours, 25 pages ,
  • Description
     

    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.

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    Gift of Frank G. Edwards

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    Frank G. Edwards Oral History Interview (#OH0099), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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