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William J. Henning Oral History Interview, February 6, 1988

(Oral History #OH0100)

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Title: William J. Henning Oral History Interview
Creators: Barclay, Morgan J.
Henning, William J.
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.0050 Cubic feet, 1 audiocassette, 1.5 hours, 12 pages .

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General note

1930s-1961

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No restrictions

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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

William J. Henning Oral History Interview (#OH0100), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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Commander Henning, USNA Class of 1941, comments on his experiences at the Naval Academy, assignment to the minesweeper USS LONG, duty in the Aleutian Islands, and kamikaze attacks on the BELLEAU WOOD. Postwar reminiscences concern supervision of Japanese minesweeping operations, duty in the ROGERS and HANSON off Korea, command of a minesweeping squadron, service at Malta, and assignment to the Naval Academy staff.

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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