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

Oral History #OH0162

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Title: Thomas B. Wolfe Oral History Interview
Creators: Lennon, Donald R.
Ragan, Fred D.
Wolfe, Thomas B.
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.0050 Cubic feet, 3 audiocasssettes, 3 hours, 34 pages .

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General note

1920s-1962

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

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

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

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Thomas B. Wolfe

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


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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.

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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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