Biographical Sketch of Joseph K. Taussig, Jr. (
Text from Principal Investigator
Joseph K. Taussig, Jr. was born on May 28, 1920, in Maryland. He received
an appointment at Missouri to the Naval Academy. Taussig served aboard the
during the attack on Pearl Harbor. He retired as U. S.
Naval Captain on September 1, 1954, and has received the Navy Cross as well
as the Purple Heart.
The U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association
Register of Alumni, 1997 Edition.
Joseph K. Taussig Interview, Oral History
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