Wilson E. Hunt Oral History Interview, June 6, 1991

Oral History #OH0127

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Wilson E. Hunt Oral History Interview
    Creator: Hunt, Wilson E.
    Lennon, Donald R.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Extent: 0.005 Cubic feet, 1 audiotape, 1.5 hours, 39 pages ,
  • Description

    Colonel Hunt tells of his background in Seattle, Washington, his enlistment in the U.S. Navy and his appointment from the USS PENNSYLVANIA to the U.S. Naval Academy. He comments on Marine training at Parris Island, South Carolina, his assignment to Samoa, landing at Abemama (south of Tarawa) from USS NAUTILUS, friendly fire hit on NAUTILUS, landing in Yokosuka, training at Guadalcanal, and service at Marine posts around the country.

  • Administrative Information
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    Gift of Wilson E. Hunt

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    Preferred Citation

    Wilson E. Hunt Oral History Interview (#OH0127), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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