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

Oral History #OH0127

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Title: Wilson E. Hunt Oral History Interview
Creators: Hunt, Wilson E.
Lennon, Donald R.
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.005 Cubic feet, 1 audiotape, 1.5 hours, 39 pages .

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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.

Preferred Citation

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

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Wilson E. Hunt

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services

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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.

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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