Oral history interview with Walter Stratton Anderson 1962

 

Name
Anderson, Walter Stratton, 1881-1981 (Interviewee)
Mason, John T., 1909-1998 (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Walter Stratton Anderson 1962
Abstract
Childhood and education; Naval Academy; Naval War College; teaching at Naval Academy and St. John's; New York Harbor Supervisor; sea commands; Naval attache, London, 1934-1937; Director of Naval Intelligence, 1939-1941; Pearl Harbor attack; Board of Inspections; Commander, Gulf Sea Frontier; Automatic Electric Company, 1946-1956. Impressions of Admirals Ernest King, Chester Nimitz, and Hugo Osterh aus, and of Josephus Daniels and Frank Knox.
Collection Name
Naval history project
Subjects
Veterans; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American; Military education; New York Harbor (N.Y. and N.J.); Anderson, Walter Stratton, 1881-1981; United States Naval Academy; Naval War College (U.S.); GTE Automatic Electric Incorporated; United States. Navy; United States. Office of Naval Intelligence
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1962
Physical Description
290 pages
Note (Biographical)
Naval officer.
Note
Interviewed by John T. Mason, Jr. on February 20, March 9, and March 29, 1962.
Note (Provenance)
Walter Stratton Anderson, Gift 1962
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13601391
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-p50q-qq54
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.