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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Felix Budwell Stump
RLIN number: NXCP88-A21
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Naval History Project
Description: Family background; Naval Academy; early cruises, Central and South America; naval aviation training, Pensacola, 1919; aeronautical engineering, 1922-24; shore and sea commands, 1924-40: cruiser duty, dive bombing squadron, war games, Naval Air Maintenance Procurement Division, Bureau of Aeronautics; executive officer, ENTERPRISE, 1940: ship organization manual; LANGLEY, 1941; World War II: duty in Java, Australia, 1942; Captain of the new LEXINGTON, 1943-44; the Marshalls, Truk; Commander, Carrier Division 24, 1944-45: operations in Western Pacific and Philippines areas, Leyte, air strikes; technical training command, Chief of Naval Air Technical Training, 1945-48; Korean War; Commander NATO striking fleet. Comments on naval colleagues, especially Admirals William Halsey, Hart, William Moffett, and Arthur Radford.
Extent: Transcript: 364 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1975. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part II, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1965 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Stump, Felix Budwell, 1894-1972
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1894
Speaker occupation: Naval officer
Age at speaking: 71
Document date: 1965
Interviewer: Mason, John T., 1909-
Organizations discussed: North Atlantic Treaty Organization; U.S. Navy
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; North Atlantic Treaty Organization; U.S. Navy; United States; United States--Foreign relations--1945-; Veterans; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Aviation; Korean War, 1950-1953--Naval operations, American; Stump, Felix Budwell, 1894-1972; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019737-15180