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Charles G. Helmick Oral History Interview, June 2, 1978, February 3, 1983, February 8, 1983, June 2, 1984

Oral History #OH0052

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Title: Charles G. Helmick Oral History Interview
Creators: Helmick, Charles G.
Lennon, Donald R.
Whitehorne, Joseph
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.01 Cubic feet, 2 audiocassettes, 1.5 hours, 72 pages .

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Repository does not own copyright to the oral history collection. Permission to cite, reproduce, or broadcast must be obtained from both the repository and the participants in the oral history, or their heirs.

Preferred Citation

Charles G. Helmick Oral History Interview (#OH0052), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Charles G. Helmick

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Major General Helmick discusses his early life as the son of an Army officer, graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy, artillery service in the Philippines (1913-1915) and along the Mexican border (1915-1916). W.W. I service in France and Germany is recounted as are peacetime assignments at Fort Benjamin Harrison and Fort Sill.

Interviews 1-3: 94 pages; Interview 4 is not transcribed

Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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