James W. Davis Oral History Interview, March 7, 1980

Oral History #OH0059

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: James W. Davis Oral History Interview
    Creator: Davis, James W. (James White), 1906-1995
    Lennon, Donald R.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Extent: 0.005 Cubic feet, 1 audiocassette, 1.5 hours, 30 pages ,
  • Description

    Rear Admiral Davis describes his background in eastern N. C., education at the U.S. Naval Academy, and pre-W.W. II duty aboard battleships and submarines. Details are provided for his experiences as a submarine commander in the South Pacific during World War II. Among the post war topics discussed are high level decisions with regard to Cuba and Guantanamo while assigned to the Joint Chiefs of Staff and service in Vietnam.

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    James W. Davis Oral History Interview (#OH0059), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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