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Reminiscences of Karl Schmolsmire Day : oral history, 1968.

Creator: Day, Karl Schmolsmire
Project: Marine Corps project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 89 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Marine Corps officer.

Scope and Contents

Education, Ohio State University; World War I pilot training, duty in France with Northern Bombing Group, types of aircraft, missions, 1917-19; Marine reserve aviation activities, 1932-41; early airline experiences with American Airlines; Staff, Air Battle Force, Pacific Fleet, development of navigation training for carrier pilots, Marine bomber pilot training, 1941-44; Peleliu, 1944-45; Marine reserve activities, unification controversy, 1945-57.


Access Conditions

Interview is in the public domain.

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