Oral History Interview with James Macia, July 21, 2000

Description:

Interview with James "Herb" Macia of San Antonio, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces during World War Two. In the interview, Mr. Thomas recalls memories about growing up as well as his days as a mining engineer, the Doolittle Raid, North Africa, Normandy, and D-Day.

Creator(s):
Location(s):
Creation Date: July 21, 2000
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):
Cox, Floyd

Editor

Creator (Interviewee):
Macia, James

James "Herb" Macia

Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Fredericksburg, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: July 21, 2000
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Bexar County - San Antonio
Place
Japan
Place
Africa
Place
France
Place
China - Yunnan Province - Kunming
Place
Japan - Kanto Region - Tōkyō Metropolis - Tokyo
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From 1915 to July 21, 2000
Description:

Interview with James "Herb" Macia of San Antonio, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces during World War Two. In the interview, Mr. Thomas recalls memories about growing up as well as his days as a mining engineer, the Doolittle Raid, North Africa, Normandy, and D-Day.

Note:

Transcribed September 2000 in Fredericksburg, Texas.

Physical Description:

70 p. ; 28 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews | home front | mining | engineering | Doolittle Raid | B-25 bombers | Kunming, China | B-26 bombers | WWII
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 James Macia, July 21, 2000 [recording], OH00002, ark:/67531/metapth204462
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: NMPW_OH_Macia
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth193884
Resource Type: Text
Format: Text