Lt. Commander Schoenbaum comments on his background in Virginia and West Virginia, attendance at prep school, and experiences at the U.S. Naval Academy. For World War II, he mentions convoy duty in the North Atlantic aboard the destroyer SCHENCK, duty in the BUTLER during patrols in the South Atlantic and Allied invasions of Sicily and Normandy, and experiences aboard the CUSHING in the South China Sea. Interviewer: Donald R. Lennon.