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Oral history interview with William M. Fechteler, 1962

Creator: Fechteler, W. M. 1896-1967
Project: Naval history project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 266 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Naval officer.

Scope and Contents

Education, Naval Academy, training cruises, Yangtze River Patrol; teaching at Naval Academy; Hawaii, 1940-42, Pearl Harbor; Bureau of Naval Personnel; Pacific operations; demobilization problems; Hook Commission; Commander in Chief, Atlantic Fleet, 1951; Chief of Naval Operations, 1951; unification; North Atlantic Treaty Organization relationships; impressions of Winston Churchill, Dwight Eisenhower, Dan Kimball, and Forrest Sherman.

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