Hal Learson Joins the Belmont Story Project

Listen to Hal Learson discuss his memories of the Great Depression, World War II, and his 30+ years of service to the U.S. Navy during the Cold War. 

In this excerpt, he shares his experience at the Suez Canal in 1956, right after Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser retook control of the canal from the British and French.  

If you are interested in becoming a part of Belmont’s oral history project, contact Nancy McColm at [email protected] or 617-993-2870 or Joanna Tzouvelis at [email protected]