Oral history interview with Hamilton A. Twitchell, 1988

 

Name
Twitchell, Hamilton A. (Hamilton Austin), 1911-1996 (Interviewee)
Burr, William (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Hamilton A. Twitchell, 1988
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Hamilton A. Twitchell, 1988
Abstract
Personal history; career summary prior to posting in Iran; first experience in Iran, 1962: impressions of country, people, Shah; role and description of United States Army Advisory Group in Iran: relations with Iranians and State, Defense Departments; relations with diplomatic personnel in Iran; U.S. and Iranian security concerns in region; long range plans of Shah for military expansion, role of m ilitary in Iranian society; changing Iranian domestic situation during 1960s; impressions of counterparts in Iranian military; sale of arms and equipment to Iranian military, training and maintenance concerns; internal opposition to regime; personal impressions of contemporary Iranian politics
Collection Name
Iranian-American relations project
Subjects
Soldiers--United States; Iran Foreign relations United States; United States Foreign relations Iran; Iran History Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, 1941-1979; Iran Economic conditions 1945-1979; Twitchell, Hamilton A. (Hamilton Austin), 1911-1996; United States. Department of Defense; United States. Department of State; United States. Military Mission to Iran
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1988
Note (Biographical)
Army officer
Note
Interviewed by William Burr on April 1 and June 3, 1988
Note (Provenance)
Hamilton A. Twitchell, Gift 1988
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
14387104
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-zswv-he51
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.