Willard W. DeVenter Oral History Interview, August 27, 1996

Oral History #OH0153

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Willard W. DeVenter Oral History Interview
    Creator: DeVenter, Willard W.
    Lennon, Donald R.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract:
    Extent: 0.005 Cubic feet, 1 audiocasssette, 1.5 hours, 29 pages ,
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    After serving on several destroyers, he was assigned to the USS ARKANSAS. During this session, he recounts his service in the ARKANSAS participating in convoy duty, the Normandy Invasion, and the invasion of Southern France. He then describes duty in the Pacific participating in the ARKANSAS' involvement at Ulithi, Iwo Jima, Louzon and Okinawa. He also comments on post war duty on the USS MISSISSIPPI and his assignment to Post Graduate school at MIT.

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    Gift of Willard W. DeVenter

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    Preferred Citation

    Willard W. DeVenter Oral History Interview (#OH0153), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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