Reminiscences of James Harold Doolittle : oral history, 1973.
|Creator: ||Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993.||Project: ||Individual interviews oral history collection. |
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|Phys. Desc. :||Transcript 160 leaves. Tape 3 cassettes.|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Scope and Contents
Childhood interest in aviation; flight training, years as instructor; promoting aviation after World War I; early stunts, air shows; General Billy Mitchell; World War II bombing missions; DH-4 flight across United States; Snyder Cup races; acceleration and wind gradients research; full-flight lab work; test piloting, development of instrumentation.
- Aeronautics, Military.
- Air pilots--Interviews.
- Airplane racing.
- Airplanes--Design and construction.
- Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993.
- Gallagher, Robert S., 1933-2002, interviewer.
- Mitchell, William, 1879-1936.
- Oral histories.
- World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American.
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