Howard R. Schoenbaum Oral History Interview

June 6, 1991
Oral History #OH0130
Schoenbaum, Howard R.; Lennon, Donald R.
Physical description
0.005 Cubic Feet, 1 audiotape, .75 hours, 22 pages
Preferred Citation
Howard R. Schoenbaum Oral History Interview (#OH0130), 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

Lt. Commander Schoenbaum comments on his background in Virginia and West Virginia, attendance at prep school, and experiences at the U.S. Naval Academy. For World War II, he mentions convoy duty in the North Atlantic aboard the destroyer SCHENCK, duty in the BUTLER during patrols in the South Atlantic and Allied invasions of Sicily and Normandy, and experiences aboard the CUSHING in the South China Sea.

Administrative information
Source of acquisition

Gift of Howard R. Schoenbaum

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Key terms
Personal Names
Schoenbaum, Howard R.
Corporate Names
United States Naval Academy--History
United States. Navy--Officers--Interviews
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Atlantic Ocean
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France--Normandy
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Mediterranean Sea
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Ocean