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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Christian Franklin Schilt, Jr.
RLIN number: NXCP87-A128
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Marine Corps Project
Description: Family background and education; World War I service; pilot training; Haiti, 1920-21; Santo Domingo, 1921-22; early U.S Marine Corps aircraft; International Air Races, 1920s; Nicaragua, 1927-29; World War II, Guadalcanal operation; Commander, Marine Air Reserve Training, 1946-49; Korea, 1951-2; Director of Aviation, 1955-57.
Extent: Transcript: 136 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1969 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Schilt, Christian Franklin, 1895-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1895
Speaker occupation: Marine Corps officer
Age at speaking: 74
Document date: 1969
Interviewer: Frank, Benis M.
Organizations discussed: U.S. Marine Corps
Historical events discussed: Korean Conflict, 1950-1953; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Asia; Korea; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Aeronautics, Military; Air pilots; Asia; Korea; Korean Conflict, 1950-1953; North America; Oral history; U.S. Marine Corps; United States; Veterans; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Aviation; Schilt, Christian Franklin, 1895-; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017135-12578