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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Jarred V. Crabb
RLIN number: NXCP87-A53
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Air Force Academy Project
Description: Peacetime Air Corps training and morale; Kelly and Selfridge Fields; bomb sight maintenance, 14th Reconnaissance Squadron, Gander, 1941; communications training, 1941-42; South Pacific Theater, 1943-46; 5th Air Force and 5th Bomber Command; bombing tactics; Philippines, 1948-49; Far Eastern Air Forces staff, 1949-52; Korea air operations; Air Defense Command, 1952-54; recollections of World War II colleagues, especially Generals George C. Kenny, Douglas MacArthur, Ennis C. Whitehead, and Thomas D. White.
Extent: Transcript: 150 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Original oral history held by: U.S. Air Force Academy, USAF Academy, CO 80840.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1970 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Crabb, Jarred V., 1902-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1902
Age at speaking: 68
Document date: 1970
Interviewer: Goldstein; Julian, Tom
Organizations discussed: U.S. Air Force; U.S. Army Air Force, 1918-1947
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. Air Force; U.S. Army Air Force, 1918-1947; United States; Veterans; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Aviation; Crabb, Jarred V., 1902-; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018304-13747