Edward G. Miller Oral History Interview

November 20, 1987; May 11, 1988
Oral History #OH0092
Creator(s)
Lennon, Donald R.; Miller, Edward G.
Physical description
0.01 Cubic Feet, 2 audiocassettes, 1.5 hours, 84 pages
Preferred Citation
Edward G. Miller Oral History Interview (#OH0092), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No restrictions


Biographical/historical information

Captain Miller, a member of the US Naval Class of 1941, served in battleships and destroyers during World War II.


Scope and arrangement

In his initial interview Miller describes his background in Pennsylvania, his education and employment prior to entering the Naval Academy, his experiences at the Academy, and his service during World War II. Included in the wartime duty was service in the USS WASHINGTON operating in the Atlantic, assignment to the DD GHERARDI and its involvement in the Normandy Invasion.

In interview #2, Captain Miller discusses the invasion of Southern France, duty in the Pacific at Ulithi and Okanawa, and the commissioning of the USS MEREDITH. Post war commentary concerns service at the U.S. Naval Academy, assignments in the USS WILLIAM T. POWELL and the USS GREENWOOD and duty in the Mediterranean with the U.S. 6th Fleet.


Administrative information
Source of acquisition

Gift of Edward G. Miller

Processing information

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

General note

1930s-1950s


Key terms
Personal Names
Miller, Edward Godfrey, 1911-1968
Corporate Names
United States Naval Academy--Students
United States. Navy--Officers--Interviews
Washington (Battleship : BB-56)
Topical
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Atlantic Ocean
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France--Normandy
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Ocean
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American