|Title:||Tully Shelly, Jr., Oral History Interview|
Lennon, Donald R.
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Extent:||0.0050 Cubic feet, 1 audiocasssette, 1.5 hours, 27 pages .|
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Tully Shelly, Jr., Oral History Interview (#OH0163), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
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Lt. Commander Shelly discusses his experiences as a Navy junior (his father retired as a Rear Admiral, USNA Class of 1915), living in Annapolis, Cuba, St. Petersburg, Los Angeles, etc. He comments on his schooling and his experiences as a midshipman at the USNA. For World War II he relates experiences in the USS DRAYTON and the USS MONTPELIER in the South Pacific, flight training in 1943-44, and duty as a PBY pilot from 1944-46. He resigned his commission in 1946 and discusses his business career after leaving the Navy.
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