Henry T. Wight Interview, October 16, 1993

Interviewee

Henry T. Wight

Interviewer

Cindy M. Knight

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Description

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.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

World War, 1939-1945; Pacific naval bases; South Pacific naval engagements; U.S. military; U.S. Navy; Military veterans; Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Original Date

10-16-1993

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

U.S. Military Veterans Oral History Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 342-001

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) digital + 1 transcript (3 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:11:10 minutes

Local Filename

OH_342_001.mp3; OH_342_001.pdf

Henry T. Wight Interview, October 16, 1993

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