David H. Jackson Oral History Interview, June 6, 1991

Oral History #OH0128

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: David H. Jackson Oral History Interview
    Creator: Jackson, David H.
    Lennon, Donald R.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Extent: 0.01 Cubic feet, 2 audiotapes, 2 hours, 39 pages ,
  • Description

    Rear Admiral Jackson provides an indepth account of his childhood and youth in rural Arkansas, his life at the U.S. Naval Academy, and his service as a Naval officer during World War II. Included are details of experiences in the destroyer minelayer PREBLE operating out of Pearl Harbor during the summer and fall of 1941, the anticipation of war, and the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Other comments concern the battle of Midway and reconnaissance landings in search of Japanese on islands surrounding Midway; patrol duty in the Aleutians; and participation in campaigns around Guadalcanal, the Solomon Islands, and Russell Islands.

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    David H. Jackson Oral History Interview (#OH0128), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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