Oscar D. MacMillan Oral History Interview

February 6, 1988
Oral History #OH0102
Creator(s)
MacMillan, Oscar David, 1919-1989; Lennon, Donald R.
Physical description
0.005 Cubic Feet, 1 audiotape, 1.5 hours, 37 pages
Preferred Citation
Oscar D. MacMillan Oral History Interview (#OH0102), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
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Scope and arrangement

Captain MacMillan, a member of the US Naval Academy Class of 1941, discusses his education at the Academy, service in the USS HULL, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, operations off New Guinea and Guadalcanal, duty on the USS AMMEN and the USS FLOYD B. PARKS, and battle cruises to the Aleutian Islands, New Guinea and the Philippines. Other commentary concerns taking command of the DE CROSS late in 1945.


Administrative information
Source of acquisition

Gift of Oscar D. MacMillan

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

1919-1950


Key terms
Personal Names
MacMillan, Oscar D., 1919-1989
Corporate Names
United States Naval Academy--History
United States. Navy--Officers--Interviews
Topical
Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Ocean
Places
Aleutian Islands (Alaska)--History, Military--20th century