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Reminiscences of Christian F. Schilt : oral history, 1969

Creator: Schilt, Christian Franklin, 1895-1987
Project: Marine Corps project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 136 pages Sound recording: 1 reel
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Marine Corps officer.

Scope and Contents

Family background and education; World War I service; pilot training; Haiti, 1920-21; Santo Domingo, 1921-22; early U.S Marine Corps aircraft; International Air Races, 1920s; Nicaragua, 1927-29; World War II, Guadalcanal operation; Commander, Marine Air Reserve Training, 1946-49; Korea, 1951-2; Director of Aviation, 1955-57.

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Interview is in the public domain.

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