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Subject Source: Topics (Dtic)

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

David E. Benedict Oral History

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Identifier: OHP 034
Scope and Contents David Benedict served aboard Intrepid as a boiler tender in the number two boiler room, and as a yeoman in the engineering office, from October 1958 to July 1961. Benedict began his interview by providing an overview of his service aboard Intrepid, noting the years he was aboard and discussing his first job as a boiler tender in the number two boiler room and his second job as a yeoman in the engineering office. Benedict then spoke about recreation aboard ship and visiting different...
Dates: May 23, 2014

Henry Chevalier Papers

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Identifier: A2017.65
Abstract The Henry Chevalier Papers include a Navy Supply Corps newsletter, an Intrepid Sentinel, a Plan of the Day from a Dependent's Cruise, and a newspaper clipping from Chevalier's time aboard USS Intrepid. Chevalier served on board Intrepid as a boiler technician third class (BT3) from September 1968 until June 1972.
Dates: Majority of material found within September 1968–June 15, 1972

June Hays Oral History

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Identifier: OHP 096
Scope and Contents June Hays married Wesley Hays in 1943, and experienced life on the home front during World War II while Wes served aboard Intrepid in VBF-10. Hays began her interview by discussing her childhood in Santa Anna, Texas. She also explained how she met Wesley Hays. June then recalled Wes joining the Navy, getting engaged to Wes, getting married in Pensacola, and having their first son, Wes Jr. As the interview continued, June noted that Wes was eventually stationed in Groton, Connecticut, and that...
Dates: April 28, 2016

Maurice Dubinsky Correspondence

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Identifier: A2016.48
Scope and Contents The Maurice Dubinsky Correspondence contain 4 digitized letters; The letters are between Maruice Dubinsky and his then girlfriend, future wife, Harriet Rosenfeld. They discuss everyday matters and plans for the future, as well as the days leading up to and just after the end of the war.
Dates: Majority of material found within August 9–18, 1945

Nathan Hecker Letters

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Identifier: A2018.63
Abstract The Nathan Hecker letters were sent to Nathan Hecker, a Chief Aviation Radio Technician, by his wife, Dorothy. Nathan Hecker was killed in the November 25, 1944 kamikaze attacks on board Intrepid. The letters never reached Hecker and they were returned to Dorothy, stamped undeliverable.Charles Robinson was a letter carrier in the Fresno area. Charles was unable to return the letters to Dorothy and they remained in his possession, unopened.The letters have been opened by...
Dates: Majority of material found within November 21–29, 1944

Plan of the Day

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Identifier: A2015.13
Scope and Contents Plan of the day, September 22, 1968 - Back of plan of the day has section titled “19 September MiG Kill” about Nargi shooting down a MiG-21 during Intrepid’s third deployment to Vietnam.
Dates: September 22, 1968

Ralph DeNisco Correspondence

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Identifier: A2017.10
Scope and Contents The DeNisco Letters contain 33 letters from Ralph DeNisco to his wife, Jackie, during his time aboard Intrepid. The letters range from May 17, 1955 to November 12, 1955, and were written frequently, often daily. The contents of the letters includes day to day life on Intrepid, Ports of Call, inquiries about home life, and romantic notes to his wife.October 26, 1955: included in envelope is Ports of Call ephemerafrom Cannes, France; a brochure and map from the Cavendish Hotel and a...
Dates: Majority of material found within May 17–November 12, 1955

Richard Montfort Diaries

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Identifier: A2015.39
Scope and Contents The diaries detail Montfort’s pre-war life and his Navy service. Almost every day has a comprehensive entry, with the exception of the missing pages at February 5-9, 1944. Highlights include the aftermath of Pearl Harbor, Montfort getting his ‘warrant letter’ from the Navy, and major Intrepid events such as the commissioning, Crossing the Line, participation in battles, kamikaze and torpedo attacks, damage to the ship, the ship’s arrivals and departures from ports, changes of command, and...
Dates: 1941–46

Robert L. Owens Oral History (First Interview)

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Identifier: OHP 059
Scope and Contents Robert L. Owens served aboard Growler, first as executive officer, then as commanding officer, from February 1960 to December 13, 1963. Owens began his interview by stating where he was born and raised and discussing his service in WWII. Owens explained that after boot camp and electrical school, he rode Intrepid from Alameda to Pearl Harbor, where he served aboard the submarine tender USS Bushnell. He then went aboard the USS Tinosa and made seven war patrols. After providing additional...
Dates: October 1, 2014

Wesley Hays Oral History

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Identifier: OHP 095
Scope and Contents Wesley Hays served aboard Intrepid during World War II, in 1945, as a Corsair pilot in VBF-10. Hays began his interview by providing an overview of his time on board Intrepid. He also briefly discussed his childhood and how he developed an interest in flight. The interview then transitioned to a discussion on flight training, and Hays described the stages of flight training and the aircraft he flew. He also explained how he was assigned to VBF-10 and provided a detailed description of the...
Dates: April 28, 2016