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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of William Bower
RLIN number: NXCP86-A39
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Discussion of General Doolittle's Tokyo Raiders, of whom he was a member: training, the operation itself, including flying off the aircraft carrier USS HORNET and piloting plane to safe recovery in China.
Extent: Transcript: 84 leaves, Tape: 5 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact Air Force Academy for information. Original oral history held by: U.S.A.F. Academy, Colorado Springs, CO 80840.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1971 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Bower, William, 1917-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1917
Speaker occupation: Air Force officer
Age at speaking: 54
Document date: 1971
Interviewer: Edwards, Dave
Organizations discussed: U.S. Army Air Force, 1918-1947
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Aeronautics, Military; Air pilots; North America; U.S. Army Air Force, 1918-1947; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Bower, William, 1917-; Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016691-12134