Louis Poisson Davis, Jr., Oral History Interview, February 7, 1988

Oral History #OH0098

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    Title: Louis Poisson Davis, Jr., Oral History Interview
    Creator: Davis, Louis Poisson, 1919-
    Lennon, Donald R.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract:
    Extent: 0.01 Cubic feet, 2 audiocassettes, 2 hours, 40 pages ,
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    Mr. Davis, a member of the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1941, discusses his early chaildhood as a Navy junior, his education, and his experiences at the U.S. Naval Academy. Emphasized in the interview is duty on the USS REID , attack on Pearl Harbor, training on submarines at New London, Conn., and assignment to the USS SALMON . The five war patrols of the SALMON are described in detail as is duty as commanding officer of the S-18. Also discussed is the background of Davis' resignation of his Navy commission in 1946 and his civilian career subsequent to his resignation.

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    Louis Poisson Davis, Jr., Oral History Interview (#OH0098), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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