Thomas M. McAlone oral history interview, October 5, 1992
Date: Oct. 05 1992 |
Interview with Thomas M. McAlone conducted October 5, 1992 by Captain Ben Blee as part of the USS North Carolina Battleship Collection Oral History project. The interview covers McAlone's service on the USS North Carolina as a first class boatswain mate from March 30, 1942 to December 15, 1945. McAlone discusses his duties as master at arms, reactions when the ship was torpedoed during a battle, holidays on the ship, actitivies at port, favorite officers, and his relationship with black shipmates who worked as stewards. Interviewer: Captain Ben Blee. more...