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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Harold C. Train
RLIN number: NXCP94-A
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Naval Academy; South American cruise; Nicaraguan Revolution, 1912; Navy Department Communications Office, 1916-18; Washington Disarmament Conference, 1921; Geneva Naval Conference, 1927; Herbert Hoover's 1928 tour of Latin America; London Naval Disarmament Conference, 1930; WWII: counter-attack at Pearl Harbor, Director of Naval Intelligence, Commander Southeast Pacific Force and Panama Sea Frontier; Eleanor Roosevelt's Caribbean Cruise; Dumbarton Oaks Conference; 1945 Inter-American Conference; postwar career. Impressions of J. Edgar Hoover, Adms. Hilary P. Jones, H. E. Kimmel, W. S. Pye, Frank H. Scofield, and others.
Extent: Transcript: 451 leaves, 2 volumes
Restrictions: Access: Permission required to cite or quote. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1966. 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: Train, Harold C., 1887-1967
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1887
Speaker occupation: Naval officer
Age at speaking: 78
Document date: 1965
Interviewer: Mason, John T., Jr.
Organizations discussed: U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; U.S. Navy; U.S. Navy. Office of Naval Intelligence
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Pacific Ocean
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Diplomatic negotiations in international disputes; Disarmament; Oral history; Pacific Ocean; U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; U.S. Navy; U.S. Navy. Office of Naval Intelligence; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964; Naval communications; Naval officers; Roosevelt, Eleanor; Train, Harold C., 1887-1967; United States--Navy--Commander; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021316-16755