Henry C. Lauerman oral history interview, December 14, 1972
Date: Dec. 14 1972 |
Lauerman describes service aboard the submarines U.S.S. TAMBOR (1941-1942), U.S.S. HALIBUT (1942-1943), U.S.S. SEA LION (1943-1944), and U.S.S. CABRILLA (1944-1945) in the Pacific and the Aleutians during World War II. After the war, he served aboard U.S.S. ARGONAUT (1948-1950), a training submarine based at New London, Connecticut, and aboard U.S.S. MOUNT McKINLEY (1960-1962), an amphibious commandship. Lauerman discusses submarine warfare, unity of a ship's crew, and comparison of the World War II submarine with its modern counterpart. Interviewer: Donald R. Lennon. more...