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Malcolm E. Wolfe oral history interview, August 28, 1996, September 21, 2001.

Author/creator Wolfe, Malcolm E. creator.
Other author/creatorLennon, Donald R., interviewer.
Format Archival & Manuscript Material
Production Info 1996, 2001.
Descriptionsound recording 2 audiocassette (2 hours)
Descriptiontranscript 33 pages
Supplemental Content Finding aid
Abstract Captain Wolfe, a native of Texas and a member of the USNA Class of 1941, describes his background and experiences at the U.S. Naval Academy. Concerning his naval career, he discusses assignment to the USS CHANDLER at Pearl Harbor; duty in Alaska where the CHANDLER was involved in a collision with other destroyers; and assignment to flight training. He describes his training and duty as a naval aviator, duty aboard the USS INTREPID, raids against Japanese airbases, a kamikaze attack on the INTREPID, and the end of World War II. Discussion of post-war duty includes service on the USS NORTON SOUND, duty on the USS PINE ISLAND during its voyage to the Antarctic, assignment to a secret United Nations mission to India and Pakistan as observer for the Cashmere problem, as well as a variety of other stateside and foreign duty assignments.
General noteInterviewer: Donald R. Lennon. Interview dates: August 28, 1996 and September 21, 2001.
Access restrictionNo access restrictions.
Cite as Malcolm E. Wolfe Oral History Interview (#OH0156), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Terms of useLiterary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Acquisitions source Joyner- Gift of Malcolm E. Wolfe.

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