John W. Newsom Oral History Interview, June 5, 1991

Oral History #OH0124

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: John W. Newsom Oral History Interview
    Creator: Lennon, Donald R.
    Newsom, John W.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Extent: 0.005 Cubic feet, 1 audiotape, 35 min, 15 pages ,
  • Description

    Captain Newsom provided an overview of his Naval Academy and World War II experiences, concentrating briefly on his experiences at Pearl Harbor; duty aboard the destroyer-minesweeper USS HOPKINS at Gaudalcanal, Savo Island, Munda, and Tulagi; flight school and blimp training; appointment to the USS CALIFORNIA; the invasionary force against Japan; and return the the U.S.

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    Gift of John W. Newsom

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    John W. Newsom Oral History Interview (#OH0124), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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