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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Charles Frederick Algernon Portal Hungerford
RLIN number: NXCP87-A71
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Eisenhower Administration Project
Description: Joint British-American air effort during World War II, General Henry H. Arnold; differences between American and British use of air power; belief in committee system for reaching decisions; Operation TORCH versus Operation ANVIL; bombing of submarines; impressions of Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Extent: Transcript: 11 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Original oral history held by: Dwight D. Eisenhower Library, Abilene, KS.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1968 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Portal, Charles Frederick Algernon, Viscount Portal of Hungerford, 1893-1971
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1893
Speaker occupation: British air officer
Age at speaking: 75
Document date: 1968
Interviewer: Wickman, John E.
People discussed: Dwight D. Eisenhower; Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1890-1969; Eisenhower, Dwight David
Organizations discussed: Great Britain. Royal Air Force
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Air pilots; Dwight D. Eisenhower; Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1890-1969; Eisenhower, Dwight David; Great Britain. Royal Air Force; North America; Oral history; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Hungerford, Charles Frederick Algernon Portal, Viscount Portal of, 1893-1971; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018494-13937