|Title:||John W. Newsom Oral History Interview|
Lennon, Donald R.
Newsom, John W.
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Extent:||0.0050 Cubic feet, 1 audiotape, 35 min, 15 pages .|
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John W. Newsom Oral History Interview (#OH0124), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
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Captain Newsom provided an overview of his Naval Academy and World War II experiences, concentrating briefly on his experiences at Pearl Harbor; duty aboard the destroyer-minesweeper USS HOPKINS at Gaudalcanal, Savo Island, Munda, and Tulagi; flight school and blimp training; appointment to the USS CALIFORNIA; the invasionary force against Japan; and return the the U.S.
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