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Interview with Thomas Wright

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Title: Interview with Thomas Wright
Interviewer: Johnston, Jeanne
Interviewee: Wright, Thomas
Keywords: Mainland
Natural Disasters
Wailuku (district
Issue Date: 1998
Series/Report no.: Tsunamis in Maui County: Oral Histories
Description: A former Marine Corps officer describes the Spreckelsville beach neighborhood where he lived in 1946. He explains his duties inspecting the Naval Air Stations at Puunene and Kahului. He shares anecdotes and observations on the 1946 tsunami, including the ensuing damages.
marine corps officer, instructor; Caucasian; male
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State, Federal, Private
Pages/Duration: 40 min
11 pages
Geographic Coverage: Kihei, Maui
Appears in Collections:Tsunamis in Maui County: Oral Histories

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