Thomas B. Wolfe Oral History Interview, January 23, 1998

Oral History #OH0162

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Thomas B. Wolfe Oral History Interview
    Creator: Lennon, Donald R.
    Ragan, Fred D.
    Wolfe, Thomas B.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Extent: 0.005 Cubic feet, 3 audiocasssettes, 3 hours, 34 pages ,
  • Description

    Commander Wolfe describes his early life and education; experiences at the US Naval Academy, where he graduated in 1941; World War II service; and post-war assignments until he retired in 1962. He comments on duty aboard the USS HERBERT in the Caribbean in 1941, convoy duty in the North Atlantic, sonar training, anti-submarine duty in the Gulf of Mexico in the USS DAHLGREN, and flight training and PV I instructor duty. Post-war stations include duty in the Philippines, Hawaii, and D.C.; Mediterranean service in the USS CORAL SEA; and a tour at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information Acquisition Information

    Gift of Thomas B. Wolfe

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    Preferred Citation

    Thomas B. Wolfe Oral History Interview (#OH0162), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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