Oral history interview with H. Kent Hewitt 1961

 

Name
Hewitt, H. Kent (Henry Kent), 1887-1972 (Interviewee)
Mason, John T., 1909-1998 (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with H. Kent Hewitt 1961
Abstract
Youth and education, Naval Academy; world cruise, 1907; teaching at Naval Academy; hydrographic survey work; Cuban Revolution, 1917; destroyerduty, 1918; Naval Institute; War College; President Franklin Roosevelt's trip to Buenos Aires, 1936; fleet exercises, ammunition depot, Bremerton; Panama Canal Zone; Pearl Harbor; neutrality patrol; amphibious training;training for combined operations, London ; Operation Torch; Commander US Naval Forces, Mediteranean, 1943; Operation Husky; Salerno. Impressions of many political and military figures.
Collection Name
Naval history project
Subjects
Veterans; Military education; Amphibious warfare; World War, 1914-1918--Naval operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American; Hewitt, H. Kent (Henry Kent), 1887-1972; United States. Navy
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1961
Physical Description
478 pages
Note (Biographical)
Naval officer.
Note
Interviewed by John T. Mason, Jr. in 1961.
Note (Provenance)
H. Kent Hewitt Gift 1961
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13887690
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-nf97-ps29
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.