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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Daniel Wellington Torrey, Jr.
RLIN number: NXCP88-A10
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Marine Corps Project
Description: Family background, education, University of Maine, 1927; commissioned 1927; early aviation training, Marine Air reserve; World War II: Okinawa operation, occupation of Japan; Marine aviation at Cherry Point, North Carolina, 1946-1952; Assistant Naval Attache for Air, London 1952-1954.
Extent: Transcript: 81 leaves, Tape: 2 reels
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: Torrey, Daniel Wellington, 1904-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1904
Speaker occupation: Marine Corps officer
Age at speaking: 64
Document date: 1968
Interviewer: Frank, Benis M.
Organizations discussed: U.S. Marine Corps
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Asia; Japan; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Aeronautics, Military; Air pilots; Asia; Japan; North America; U.S. Marine Corps; United States; Veterans; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Aviation; Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952; Torrey, Daniel Wellington, 1904-; United States--Marine Corps--Aviation; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018853-14296