Oral history interview with Felix Budwell Stump [electronic resource], 1964
Scope and Contents
Family background; Naval Academy; early cruises, Central and South America; naval aviation training, Pensacola, 1919; aeronautical engineering, 1922-24; shore and sea commands, 1924-40: cruiser duty, dive bombing squadron, war games, Naval Air Maintenance Procurement Division, Bureau of Aeronautics; executive officer, ENTERPRISE, 1940: ship organization manual; LANGLEY, 1941; World War II: duty in Java, Australia, 1942; Captain of the new LEXINGTON, 1943-44; the Marshalls, Truk; Commander, Carrier Division 24, 1944-45: operations in Western Pacific and Philippines areas, Leyte, air strikes; technical training command, Chief of Naval Air Technical Training, 1945-48; Korean War; Commander NATO striking fleet. Comments on naval colleagues, especially Admirals William Halsey, Hart, William Moffett, and Arthur Radford.
- Aeronautics, Military.
- Air pilots--Interviews.
- Korean War, 1950-1953--Naval operations, American.
- Mason, John T., 1909-1998, interviewer.
- North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
- Oral histories.
- Stump, Felix B. (Felix Budwell), 1894-1972--Interviews.
- United States--Foreign relations--1945-1989.
- United States. Navy.
- World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American.
Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1974.