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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Vernon Edgar Megee
RLIN number: NXCP88-A104
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Marine Corps Project
Description: Family background, education; enlisted service 1919-22; commissioned 1922; early assignments, aviation training and duty Marine aircraft, 1927-33; development of amphibious warfare/close air support concepts; Fleet Marine Force aviation exercises; United States Aviation mission to Peru, 1940-43; World War II: aviation operations in Pacific theater, Iwo Jima, Okinawa; post World War II assignments including Joint Staff, Joint Chiefs of Staff 1950-51; Korea, 1953, Marine air operations in Korea, differences with United States Air Force; senior assignments during 1950s.
Extent: Transcript: 377 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1967 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Megee, Vernon Edgar, 1900-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1900
Speaker occupation: Marine Corps officer
Age at speaking: 67
Document date: 1967
Interviewer: Frank, Benis M.
Organizations discussed: U.S. Marine Corps
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; U.S. Marine Corps; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Amphibious warfare; Korean War, 1950-1953--Aerial operations, American; Megee, Vernon Edgar, 1900-; United States--Marine Corps--Aviation
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018848-14291