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The reminiscences of John Jennings Ballentine, 1961

Author: John Jennings Ballentine
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Microfiche : English
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A transcript of John Jennings Ballentine's oral history interviews with John T. Mason, Jr. Ballentine discusses his childhood and education, his naval interests, military testing and developmental work, the Norden bombsight, Japanese naval aviation, Operation Torch, his command of the U.S.S. Bunker Hill, Pacific operations and Japanese surrender, the U.N. Military Staff Committee, the post-war Mediterranean, and his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Named Person: John Jennings Ballentine
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: John Jennings Ballentine
OCLC Number: 122391214
Reproduction Notes: Microfiche. Glen Rock, New Jersey, Microfilming Corporation of America. 1972. 8 microfiches.
Description: 8 microfiches

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A transcript of John Jennings Ballentine's oral history interviews with John T. Mason, Jr. Ballentine discusses his childhood and education, his naval interests, military testing and developmental work, the Norden bombsight, Japanese naval aviation, Operation Torch, his command of the U.S.S. Bunker Hill, Pacific operations and Japanese surrender, the U.N. Military Staff Committee, the post-war Mediterranean, and his command of the Sixth Fleet. Ballentine also comments on several naval and military colleagues. Forms part of Columbia University Oral History Collection (Part One).

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