Oral History Interview with David Lee Hill, September 20, 2003

Description:

Interview with David Lee "Tex" Hill of San Antonio, Texas, a veteran from the United States Navy during World War II in the China-Burma-India Theater. The interview includes Hill's personal experiences while in the Navy, including memories of pre-war flight training in Florida, the Flying Tigers, and the Salween River Gorge attack. There is a photograph and a short biography of Hill after the interview transcription.

Creator(s):
Location(s):
Creation Date: September 20, 2003
Partner(s):
National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2011
National Museum of the Pacific War Oral History Collection
Texas Oral History Collection
World War Two Collection
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Creator (Interviewer):
Creator (Interviewee):
Hill, David Lee

David Lee "Tex" Hill

Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Fredericksburg, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: September 20, 2003
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Bexar County - San Antonio
Place
United States - Florida
Place
China
Place
China - Yunnan Province - Kunming
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From 1938 to September 20, 2003
Description:

Interview with David Lee "Tex" Hill of San Antonio, Texas, a veteran from the United States Navy during World War II in the China-Burma-India Theater. The interview includes Hill's personal experiences while in the Navy, including memories of pre-war flight training in Florida, the Flying Tigers, and the Salween River Gorge attack. There is a photograph and a short biography of Hill after the interview transcription.

Note:

"Tape # 926." Transcribed on September 29, 2003 in Hunt, Texas; final editing completed January 29, 2004.

Physical Description:

22 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews | aviators | Kunming, China | Salween River
Contributor(s):
Partner:
National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2011
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 David Lee Hill, September 20, 2003 [recording], OH00926, ark:/67531/metapth204493
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: NMPW_OH_Hill
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth193882
Resource Type: Text
Format: Text