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

(Oral History #OH0118)

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Title: T. Nash Broaddus Oral History Interview
Creators: Broaddus, T. Nash
Lennon, Donald R.
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.01 Cubic feet, 2 audiotapes, 2 hours, 50 pages .

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General note

1940-1970s

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

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

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of . Nash Broaddus

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  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


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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.

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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.

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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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