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Reminiscences of Edward C. Dyer : oral history, 1968

Creator: Dyer, Edward C.
Project: Marine Corps project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 293 pages Sound recording: 5 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Marine Corps officer.

Scope and Contents

Education, Naval Academy, 1925-29; early ground and aviation training; duty in Bureau of Aeronautics, 1934-36, air frame and engine design; postgraduate studies in aviation communications, 1936-39; naval air observer, British combat operation, 1941, British air defense and night fighter techniques; World War II: Officer in charge, Air Communications systmes, 1941-44; Marine air defense concepts; Pacific, 1944-45; Special Helicopter Board, pioneer in vertical assault doctrine, Marine Helicopter Squadron 1, 1947-49; Marine Aircraft Wing, Deployment to Korea, 1950-51; National War College; development of Marine Corps air-ground force in readiness.


Access Conditions

Interview is in the public domain.

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