William J. Henning Oral History Interview

February 6, 1988
Oral History #OH0100
Creator(s)
Barclay, Morgan J.; Henning, William J.
Physical description
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.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Scope and arrangement

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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General note

1930s-1961


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