Wilson E. Hunt Oral History Interview

June 6, 1991
Oral History #OH0127
Hunt, Wilson E.; Lennon, Donald R.
Physical description
0.005 Cubic Feet, 1 audiotape, 1.5 hours, 39 pages
Preferred Citation
Wilson E. Hunt Oral History Interview (#OH0127), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Scope and arrangement

Colonel Hunt tells of his background in Seattle, Washington, his enlistment in the U.S. Navy and his appointment from the USS PENNSYLVANIA to the U.S. Naval Academy. He comments on Marine training at Parris Island, South Carolina, his assignment to Samoa, landing at Abemama (south of Tarawa) from USS NAUTILUS, friendly fire hit on NAUTILUS, landing in Yokosuka, training at Guadalcanal, and service at Marine posts around the country.

Administrative information
Source of acquisition

Gift of Wilson E. Hunt

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General note


Key terms
Personal Names
Hunt, Wilson E.
Corporate Names
United States. Marine Corps--Officers--Interviews
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Ocean