George M. Hagerman Oral History Interview

May 8, 1989
Oral History #OH0112
Lennon, Donald R.; Hagerman, George M., 1917-
Physical description
0.005 Cubic Feet, 1 audiotape, 1.5 hours, 39 pages
Preferred Citation
George M. Hagerman Oral History Interview (#OH0112), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Scope and arrangement

Captain Hagerman recounts experiences at the US Naval Academy (Class of 1941), duty in the North Atlantic and Caribbean in the USS LEA, experiences in the Pacific in the USS WADSWORTH with emphasis on the engagements at Bougainville and Okinawa, shore and sea commands, work with MAAG Germany, assignment to the NATO Defense College in Paris, command of the USS HYADES during the Cuban Missile Crisis, and involvement in "Sea Spray" .

Administrative information
Source of acquisition

Gift of George M. Hagerman

Processing information

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

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.

General note


Key terms
Personal Names
Hagerman, George M., 1917-
Corporate Names
Lea (Ship)
NATO Defense College--Students
United States Naval Academy--Students
United States. Military Assistance Advisory Group, Germany
United States. Navy--Officers--Interviews
Wadsworth (Destroyer No. 60)
Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
Microbial contamination--California--San Francisco
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Atlantic Ocean
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Ocean