World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Personal narratives
Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:
Transcript of an interview conducted by Clayton Dahle on 3 July 1985 for the Ray Hillam war project. Brown served as a gunner for the United States Army Air Corps and flew combat missions against the Japanese. He was shot down and captured by the Japanese. Even though he was starved and tortured, he managed to survive. He said that the United States participation in World War II was justified.
Transcript and audiocassette recording of an oral history interview with Jay Dell Butler conducted by Gary Dewey on July 20, 1985. Butler tells about his experiences in combat fighting in France during WWII. He was in foxholes most of the time, was under fire from mortars, and was wounded in battle. He thought the United States' involvement in the war was justified.
Contains correspondence, genealogies, diaries, family histories, and biographies of Lowell E. Call. There is also a collection of materials relating to the life of Joseph C. Call. The collection and finding aid were organized by the creator.
Typescript of an interview conducted by Randy Christiansen for Hillam's War Project. Also included is the audiocassette from which the interview was transcibed. Ash talks about flying combat missions in World War II over Romania, Germany, and other parts of Europe. He flew the B-24 bomber. He was also shot down and captured. Ash talks about his experiences as a prisoner of war held by Germany.