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William W. Jones Oral History Interview, February 6, 1988

(Oral History #OH0101)

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Title: William W. Jones Oral History Interview
Creators: Barclay, Morgan J.
Jones, William W.
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.0050 Cubic feet, 1 audiocassettte, 1.5 hours, 39 pages .

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General note

1930s-1970s

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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 W. Jones Oral History Interview (#OH0101), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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Captain Jones, USNA Class of 1941, comments on his service on the USS HELENA during World War II, including observations on the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the naval battle of Guadalcanal and the Solomons Campaign (Fall, 1942), and the sinking of the JUNEAU. Postwar comments concern aviation training, his injury in an aircraft accident, nuclear weapons logistics duty, the Navy atomic weapons program, and squadron commands.

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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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