Reminiscences of Donald Wills Douglas : oral history, 1959.
Scope and Contents
Family background; Naval Academy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; aeronautical design; chief engineer, Martin Company, Los Angeles, 1915-16, Cleveland, 1917-20; chief, aeronautical engineering, United States Signal Corps, 1916-17; Davis-Douglas Company, 1920; Douglas Company, 1921-28; Douglas Aircraft Company, 1928 to present. Comments on early aviation, planes, engines, changes in the aircraft industry, relation with government and military agencies; early designs, DC1-3, B-19; recollections of General H.H. Arnold, Glenn Martin, Harry Chandler, Howard Hughes, and other pioneers in aviation.
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