Interview with George Martin Cunha, May 5, 1990

Project: American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project

Interview Summary

talks about why he joined the Navy; participation in elimination flight training-- entering the Aviation Cadet Program-- various airplanes and equipment-- training on various aircraft-- night flights-- experiences on board the carrier Lexington - flying scout bombers-- dive bombing-- gunnery runs-- describes how to land on a carrier-- mentiond the carrier Saratoga-- describes duties on board the carrier Wasp-- differences between the Wasp and the Lexington-- becoming a torpedo pilot

Interview Accession

1990oh114_ww149

Interviewee Name

George Martin Cunha

Interviewer Name

William J. Marshall

Interview Date

1990-05-05

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Cunha, George Martin Interview by William J. Marshall. 05 May. 1990. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Cunha, G.M. (1990, May 05). Interview by W. J. Marshall. American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Cunha, George Martin, interview by William J. Marshall. May 05, 1990, American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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