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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Edward Colston Dyer
RLIN number: NXCP89-A2
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Marine Corps Project
Description: Education, Naval Academy, 1925-29; early ground and aviation training; duty in Bureau of Aeronautics, 1934-36, air frame and engine design; postgraduate studies in aviation communications, 1936-39; naval air observer, British combat operation, 1941, British air defense and night fighter techniques; World War II: Officer in charge, Air Communications systmes, 1941-44; Marine air defense concepts; Pacific, 1944-45; Special Helicopter Board, pioneer in vertical assault doctrine, Marine Helicopter Squadron 1, 1947-49; Marine Aircraft Wing, Deployment to Korea, 1950-51; National War College; development of Marine Corps air-ground force in readiness.
Extent: Transcript: 293 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: Frank, Benis M.
Speaker gender: Male
Document date: 1968
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; Helicopters; Korea; Korean Conflict, 1950-1953; Military helicopters--United States; North America; Oral history; U.S. Marine Corps; United States; Veterans; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Dyer, Edward Colston, 1907-1975; Korean War, 1950-1953--Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020740-17025