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Reminiscences of Vernon Edgar Megee : oral history, 1967

Creator: Megee, Vernon Edgar, 1900-1992
Project: Marine Corps project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 377 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Marine Corps officer.

Scope and Contents

Family background, education; enlisted service 1919-22; commissioned 1922; early assignments, aviation training and duty Marine aircraft, 1927-33; development of amphibious warfare/close air support concepts; Fleet Marine Force aviation exercises; United States Aviation mission to Peru, 1940-43; World War II: aviation operations in Pacific theater, Iwo Jima, Okinawa; post World War II assignments including Joint Staff, Joint Chiefs of Staff 1950-51; Korea, 1953, Marine air operations in Korea, differences with United States Air Force; senior assignments during 1950s.


Access Conditions

Interview is in the public domain.

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