Reminiscences of Ira Clarence Eaker : oral history, 1959.
Air Force officer.
Scope and Contents
Early interest in aviation; participation in races; hemispheric flight, 1926-1927; transcontinental blind flight; Mitchell court martial case; Army Air Corps and air mail, 1934; Long Beach earthquake; pressure for a separate Air Force; Air Force intelligence; George C. Marshall and air power; relation of General Arnold and General Malin Craig; Winston Churchill and around-the-clock bombing; 8th Air Force Bomber Command, England from 1942: transfer of units to England, relations with Royal Air Force, critique of operations; Ploesti and Tokyo raids; pro- and anti-Air Force interests in government in early 1960s; impressions of Generals Frank Andrews and Carl Spaatz.
- Aeronautics, Military.
- Air pilots--Interviews.
- Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950.
- Eaker, Ira, 1896-1987.
- Mitchell, William, 1879-1936.
- Oral histories.
- Shaughnessy, Donald F., interviewer.
- United States. Air Force.
- United States. Army. Air Corps.
- World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American.
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