• College/Year: RC '39
  • Links to Oral History Sessions: Robinson, David (December 7, 1994)
  • Conflict(s): World War II
  • Military Branch & Unit: Navy; Navy Air Corps
  • Theater(s): American; Pacific
  • Navy Ship: USS Augusta (CA-31); USS Essex (CV-9)
  • Navy Squadron: VF 83
  • Navy Air Corps Ship: USS Essex (CV-9)
  • Navy Air Corps Squadron: VF 83


As a Navy officer aboard the USS Augusta, Mr. Robinson witnessed the Atlantic Conference meeting between FDR and Churchill. He then transferred to the Navy Air Corps and flew combat missions in the PTO during World War II.