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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of John M. Williams
RLIN number: NXCP87-A187
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Air Force Academy Project
Description: Early years in Army Air Corps; operations in China, 1939-1948: thefts, logistics, training, warning systems, instructor in Chinese air cadet school, relations with Chinese; combat with Flying Tigers; duty after World War II; reminiscences of General Claire Chennauet, other military leaders.
Extent: Transcript: 84 leaves, Tape: 1 reel, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact Air Force Academy for information. Original oral history held by: U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO 80840.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1979 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Williams, John M.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Air Force officer
Document date: 1979
Interviewer: Meilinger, Philip S.
Organizations discussed: U.S. Air Force; U.S. Army Air Force, 1918-1947
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Asia; China; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Aeronautics, Military; Air pilots; Asia; China; North America; U.S. Air Force; U.S. Army Air Force, 1918-1947; United States; Veterans; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: China--History--Republic, 1912-1949; Williams, John M.; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations--Chinese
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017788-13231