T. Nash Broaddus Oral History Interview, January 16, 1990

Oral History #OH0118

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: T. Nash Broaddus Oral History Interview
    Creator: Broaddus, T. Nash
    Lennon, Donald R.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Extent: 0.01 Cubic feet, 2 audiotapes, 2 hours, 50 pages ,
  • Description

    After reserve officer training, he served on the USS MOONSTONE. Broaddus was assigned to submarine chaser duty in December 1942, where he served in Atlantic convoy duty until the fall of 1944. He subsequently assumed command of the USS CATES (DE 176) and continued convoy duty of troop ships in the North Atlantic until VE day. The CATES was deployed to the Pacific and Lt. Commander Broaddus arrived in Japan immediately after the end of World War II.

  • Biographical / Historical Note

    Mr. Broaddus, a native of Richmond, Virginia, graduated from the University of Virginia and entered premedical training before joining the U.S. Navy in 1940.

  • Administrative Information
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    Gift of . Nash Broaddus

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    Preferred Citation

    T. Nash Broaddus Oral History Interview (#OH0118), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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