Oral History Interview with Buck Gibson, October 19, 2002

Description:

Interview with Buck Gibson of Waco, Texas, a veteran from the United States Navy during World War Two. The interview includes some of Strauss' background before and after the war as well as his personal experiences while in the Navy, including memories of his training, life in the Navy, the sinking of the USS Indianapolis, and what happened after he was rescued.

Creator(s):
Location(s):
Creation Date: October 19, 2002
Partner(s):
National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
Collection(s):
National Museum of the Pacific War Oral History Collection
Texas Oral History Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 276
Past 30 days: 23
Yesterday: 2
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Fredericksburg, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: October 19, 2002
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - McLennan County
Place
Japan - Okinawa Region - Okinawa Prefecture - Okinawa-shotō Island Group - Okinawa-jima Island - Okinawa
Place
Philippines
Place
Kiribati - Gilbert Group Island Group - Tarawa Atoll
Place
United States - Alaska - Aleutians West National Division - Aleutian Islands Island Group
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From 1923~ to October 19, 2002
Description:

Interview with Buck Gibson of Waco, Texas, a veteran from the United States Navy during World War Two. The interview includes some of Strauss' background before and after the war as well as his personal experiences while in the Navy, including memories of his training, life in the Navy, the sinking of the USS Indianapolis, and what happened after he was rescued.

Note:

"Tape #695." Transcribed on June 16, 2007 in Hunt, Texas.

Physical Description:

28 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews
Contributor(s):
Partner:
National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
Collection:
National Museum of the Pacific War Oral History Collection
Collection:
Texas Oral History Collection
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Relation (Is Format Of): Oral History Interview with Buck Gibson, October 19, 2002 [recording], OH00695, ark:/67531/metapth204487
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: NMPW_OH_Gibson
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth193880
Resource Type: Text
Format: Text