Cyril Wyche, born in Hallsboro in 1923, joined the Merchant Marines in 1943. After receiving training at Sheep's Head Bay in New York he was rated as an ordinary seaman. At the end of the war, as a third mate, he left the Merchant Marines to finish college at Wake Forest before re-joining in 1950 when the Korean War started as an able-bodied seaman.
Transcript Number 70
Title: Cyril J. Wyche: Remembering World War II
Interviewee: Cyril J. Wyche
Interviewer: Paul Zarbock
Date of Interview: July 23, 2001
Location of Interview: Whiteville, NC
Description: Mini-DV
Documentation: 1 Typed Transcript
Series: World War II Veterans Oral History Preservation Project
Series: Voices of Experience