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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Frank Cornelius Croft
RLIN number: NXCP87-A48
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Marine Corps Project
Description: Naval Academy, 1923-28; early aviation training, carrier qualification, fleet landing exercises, air-ground tactics and techniques; Bureau of Aeronautics, 1940-43; Marine air operations in South and Central Pacific, Marianas, 1943-45; Marine aviation buildup for Korea; Allied Air Forces, South Europe, 1951-53; 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing; Marine Air Reserve Training Command, 1957-59.
Extent: Transcript: 167 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1970 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Croft, Frank Cornelius, 1903-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1903
Speaker occupation: Marine Corps officer
Age at speaking: 67
Document date: 1970
Interviewer: Frank, Benis M.
Organizations discussed: U.S. Marine Corps; U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Annapolis, MD; Maryland; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Aeronautics; Aeronautics, Military; Air pilots; Annapolis, MD; Maryland; North America; Oral history; U.S. Marine Corps; U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; United States; Veterans; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Aviation; Croft, Frank Cornelius, 1903-; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018250-13693