T. J. Van Metre Oral History Interview, February 3, 1977

Oral History #OH0041

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: T. J. Van Metre Oral History Interview
    Creator: Lennon, Donald R.
    Metre, T. J. Van
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Extent: 0.005 Cubic feet, 1 audiocassette, 1.5 hours, 21 pages ,
  • Description

    Rear Admiral Van Metre discusses his career from graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1930 until the end of World War II. Of particular concern is duty on the China station prior to W.W. II, duty aboard the U.S.S. NORTH CAROLINA in the South Pacific during the war, and command of the destroyer HILARY P. JONES late in the war.

  • Administrative Information
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    Gift of T. J. Van Metre

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    Preferred Citation

    T. J. Van Metre Oral History Interview (#OH0041), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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