Wilson E. Hunt Oral History Interview

June 6, 1991
Oral History #OH0127
Creator(s)
Hunt, Wilson E.; Lennon, Donald R.
Physical description
0.005 Cubic Feet, 1 audiotape, 1.5 hours, 39 pages
Preferred Citation
Wilson E. Hunt Oral History Interview (#OH0127), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No restrictions


Scope and arrangement

Colonel Hunt tells of his background in Seattle, Washington, his enlistment in the U.S. Navy and his appointment from the USS PENNSYLVANIA to the U.S. Naval Academy. He comments on Marine training at Parris Island, South Carolina, his assignment to Samoa, landing at Abemama (south of Tarawa) from USS NAUTILUS, friendly fire hit on NAUTILUS, landing in Yokosuka, training at Guadalcanal, and service at Marine posts around the country.


Administrative information
Source of acquisition

Gift of Wilson E. Hunt

Processing information

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

Repository does not own copyright to the oral history collection. Permission to cite, reproduce, or broadcast must be obtained from both the repository and the participants in the oral history, or their heirs.

General note

1935-1967


Key terms
Personal Names
Hunt, Wilson E.
Corporate Names
United States. Marine Corps--Officers--Interviews
Topical
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Ocean