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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Sebie Biggs Smith
RLIN number: NXCP87-A148
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Flight and mechanical training U.S. Army Air Corps, 1930-1936; experiences in China, relations with Generalissimo and Madame Chiang Kai-shek, Colonel Claire Chennault, aircraft assembly and repair, Chinese Japanese War, beginnings of the Flying Tigers.
Extent: Transcript: 159 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1981 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Smith, Sebie Biggs, 1908-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1908
Speaker occupation: Air Force officer
Age at speaking: 73
Document date: 1981
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; Veterans; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Aviation; Chennault, Claire Lee, 1890-1958; Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975; China--History--1937-1945; Smith, Sebie Biggs, 1908-; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017357-12800