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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Louis Ernest Woods
RLIN number: NXCP87-A181
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Marine Corps Project
Description: Education, commissioning 1917; Marine aviation in the 1920s and 1930s, development of amphibious warfare doctrine and close air support; World War II: Guadalcanal, Solomons, Director of Aviation, Marine Headquarters; return of prisoners of war; occupation of North China; support of Marine air operations in Korea.
Extent: Transcript: 355 leaves, Tape: 9 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1968 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Woods, Louis Ernest, 1895-1971
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1895
Speaker occupation: Marine Corps officer
Age at speaking: 73
Document date: 1968
Interviewer: Frank, Benis M.; Tatem, Lloyd E.
Organizations discussed: U.S. Marine Corps
Historical events discussed: Korean Conflict, 1950-1953; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Aeronautics, Military; Air pilots; Korean Conflict, 1950-1953; North America; U.S. Marine Corps; United States; Veterans; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Amphibious warfare; Woods, Louis Ernest, 1895-1971; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017725-13168