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Collection Details


Collection Name: Henry H. Arnold Project
Repository Name: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office [Repository Details]
Repository Location: New York, New York, United States
URL: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/oral/guides/henry.html
Description: The life of the late General Henry H. Arnold (1886-1950), first Commander of the Army Air Forces, as related by his associates. Included are interviews with veteran Air Force officers throughout the country and with retired Royal Air Force officers in Great Britain who worked with General Arnold during World War II. Primary emphasis is on Arnold's role in the Air Forces, his relations with associates, problems encountered and his contributions to the development of military aviation, which includes a wealth of material valuable to Air Force historians.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 25
Interviews: [28 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Biography; Military; Wars and Conflicts
ASP Subjects: Biography; Command of troops; Great Britain. Royal Air Force; Oral history; Philippines; Soldiers; U.S. Army; U.S. Military Academy at West Point, West Point, NY; United Kingdom; United States; United States--Military history; World War II, 1939-1945; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Orville Wright
Other Subjects: Army Air Corps; Career; Leadership; Military
Collection Code: OHC0000798