Cindy M. Knight
Henry T. Wight discusses his experiences after being recruited by the United States Navy at the age of 17. He describes serving during World War Two when he worked on naval bases in the Pacific. Wight recalls fighting in the South Pacific as well as the two times he was aboard a ship that was blown up and how that affected him.
World War, 1939-1945; Pacific naval bases; South Pacific naval engagements; U.S. military; U.S. Navy; Military veterans; Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
U.S. Military Veterans Oral History Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) digital + 1 transcript (3 p.: 28 cm.)
Wight, Henry T., "Henry T. Wight Interview, October 16, 1993" (1993). U.S. Military Veterans Oral History Collection. 1.