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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Karl Schmolsmire Day
RLIN number: NXCP87-A74
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Marine Corps Project
Description: Education, Ohio State University; World War I pilot training, duty in France with Northern Bombing Group, types of aircraft, missions, 1917-19; Marine reserve aviation activities, 1932-41; early airline experiences with American Airlines; Staff, Air Battle Force, Pacific Fleet, development of navigation training for carrier pilots, Marine bomber pilot training, 1941-44; Peleliu, 1944-45; Marine reserve activities, unification controversy, 1945-57.
Extent: Transcript: 89 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1968 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Day, Karl Schmolsmire, 1876-1973
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1876
Speaker occupation: Marine Corps officer
Age at speaking: 92
Document date: 1968
Interviewer: Frank, Benis M.
Organizations discussed: U.S. Marine Corps
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; U.S. Marine Corps; United States; World War I, 1914-1918; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Day, Karl Schmolsmire, 1896-1973; World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018525-13968