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Reminiscences of Orvil A. Anderson : oral history, 1959.

Creator: Anderson, Orvil A., 1895-1965.
Project: Henry H. Arnold project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 113 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Air Force officer.

Scope and Contents

Recollections of General Arnold from 1938; War Department policy on planes; fighters vs. bombers; Lend-Lease; expansion of forces, 1941-1942; problems of allocation and division of appropriations; organization of United States Air Force; Joint Chiefs and Joint Planning Staff; Pearl Harbor attack; Ploesti raid, 1942. Impressions of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, General George C. Marshall, Admiral Ernest J. King, and others.


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