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Oral History Interview with James Driver, March 21, 1999

Description: Interview with Navy veteran James Driver. The interview includes Driver's personal experiences about being a dive-bomber and fighter pilot during the Pacific Theater during World War II, various phases of training, dive-bomber training, having convoy escort duty off New Hebrides, the neutralization of Rabaul, transferring to fighter planes, flying combat air patrol off the carrier USS Hancock, providing cover for the Marine landings on Okinawa, combat against kamikazes, engagements against enemy fighters and kamikazes on the last day of the war, locating and dropping supplies to prisoner-of-war camps in Japan, and returning to the States. The interview includes an appendix with a letter written by Driver.
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Date: March 21, 1999
Creator: Alexander, William J. & Driver, James
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Navy Ship Maintenance: Allocation of Ship Maintenance Work in the Norfolk, Virginia, Area

Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's declining ship maintenance workload, focusing on: (1) the Navy's policies and procedures for allocating ship maintenance work to public and private facilities in the Norfolk area; (2) ship maintenance and modernization funding obligated to the Norfolk Naval Shipyard and private ship repair companies during the fiscal years (FY) 1994 through 1998; and (3) the extent to which the Atlantic Fleet's ship maintenance program has been affected by the movement of funds out of the ship depot maintenance program since FY 1994."
Date: February 24, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Report and Analysis of Test Data From 1998 Trawl Positioning Gear Trails in the Puget Sound Dabob Bay, Washington

Description: A report about a test which can determine which USBL system performs best in conditions that approximate those in Bristol Bay, Alaska. In the future, the Alaska Fisheries Science Center will need to track bottom fishing trawls in order to assess their impact upon the sea floor biology in Alaska.
Date: December 1999
Creator: Connaughey, Robert MC
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department