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RADM George Naccara's 9/11 Oral History Interview

Attack on America: September 11, 2001 and the U.S. Coast Guard U.S. COAST GUARD ORAL HISTORY PROGRAM Operation Noble Eagle Documentation Project Interviewee: Rear Admiral George Naccara, USCG Commander, First Coast Guard District Interviewer: PAC Peter Capelotti, USCGR Date of Interview: 2 April 2002 Place: First Coast Guard District Conference Room, Boston, Massachusetts The following are a series of interviews with Coast Guardsmen undertaken by PAC Peter Capelotti (Ph.D.), USCGR, among others, as part of the Historian's Office's attempt to document the Coast Guard's response to the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks on this country and the impact those attacks had on what the service is called upon to do for the country. Chief Capelotti used the interviews as part of his research for his book Rogue Wave: The U.S. Coast Guard On and After 9/11, a history of the Coast Guard's response to this attack on the United States.

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