William J. Henning Oral History Interview

February 6, 1988
Oral History #OH0100
Barclay, Morgan J.; Henning, William J.
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0.005 Cubic Feet, 1 audiocassette, 1.5 hours, 12 pages
Preferred Citation
William J. Henning Oral History Interview (#OH0100), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Commander Henning, USNA Class of 1941, comments on his experiences at the Naval Academy, assignment to the minesweeper USS LONG, duty in the Aleutian Islands, and kamikaze attacks on the BELLEAU WOOD. Postwar reminiscences concern supervision of Japanese minesweeping operations, duty in the ROGERS and HANSON off Korea, command of a minesweeping squadron, service at Malta, and assignment to the Naval Academy staff.

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Key terms
Personal Names
Henning, William J.
Corporate Names
United States Naval Academy--Faculty
United States Naval Academy--Students
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Ocean
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American