Oral history interview with Felix Budwell Stump 1964

 

Name
Stump, Felix B. (Felix Budwell), 1894-1972 (Interviewee)
Mason, John T., 1909-1998 (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Felix Budwell Stump 1964
Abstract
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.
Collection Name
Naval history project
Subjects
Veterans; Air pilots; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American; Korean War, 1950-1953--Naval operations, American; Aeronautics, Military; Aviation; United States Foreign relations 1945-1989; Stump, Felix B. (Felix Budwell), 1894-1972; North Atlantic Treaty Organization; United States. Navy
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1964
Physical Description
364 pages
Note (Biographical)
Naval officer.
Note
Interviewed by John T. Mason, Jr. on January 7, 1963 and June 25, 1964.
Note (Provenance)
Felix B. Stump, Gift 1964
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13887907
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-5gw8-zp21
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.