Joseph K. Taussig, Jr., Oral History Interview, November 19, 1987, May 13, 1988

Oral History #OH0091

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Joseph K. Taussig, Jr., Oral History Interview
    Creator: Lennon, Donald R.
    Taussig, Joseph K., 1920-
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract:
    Extent: 0.01 Cubic feet, 2 audiocassettes, 2 hours, 52 pages ,
  • Description
     

    In his first session, Taussig discusses his background and his early memories growing up in a Navy family, his education, and his experiences at the U.S. Naval Academy.

    In interview #2 Capt. Taussig continues to comment on the social and academic life of the U.S. Naval Academy, including anecdotes on discipline and entertainment. He also recounts his experiences aboard the U.S.S. NEVADA during the summer and fall of 1941.

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    Captain Taussig, a son and grandson of senior Naval officers, was a member of the US Naval Academy Class of 1941. He subsequently was stationed at Pearl Harbor where he was severely wounded during the Japanese attack of 7 December 1941.

  • Administrative Information
     
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    Gift of Joseph K. Taussig, Jr.

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    Preferred Citation

    Joseph K. Taussig, Jr., Oral History Interview (#OH0091), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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