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Herbert M. Wilkerson oral history interview

Identifier: OH0172
Herbert M. Wilkerson Oral History Interview. Wilkerson, a 1940 graduate of East Carolina Teachers College, got a commission as an Ensign in 1942. Wilkerson comments on his experiences in the Pacific during WWII including the sinking of the USS Helena CL-50 at the Battle of Kula Gulf, the USS Honolulu CL-48 in the Philippines, and the USS Mobile CL-63. Interviewer: Donald R. Lennon. more...