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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Howard Calhoun Davidson
RLIN number: NXCP87-A62
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Air Force Academy Project
Description: Development of military aviation, uses in World War I and World War II; influence of Giulio Douhet's doctrine of air command on United States and United Kingdom military leaders; Pearl Harbor, World War II Pacific operations, China-Burma-India theater, 1943-45; impressions of Charles Lindbergh, Generals Mitchell, Westover and Andrews.
Extent: Transcript: 35 leaves
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 1969 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Davidson, Howard Calhoun, 1894-1984
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1894
Speaker occupation: Air Force officer
Age at speaking: 75
Document date: 1969
Organizations discussed: U.S. Army Air Force, 1918-1947
Historical events discussed: World War I, 1914-1918; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Aeronautics, Military; Air pilots; North America; Oral history; U.S. Army Air Force, 1918-1947; United States; Veterans; World War I, 1914-1918; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Aviation; Davidson, Howard Calhoun, 1894-1984; World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018404-13847