Oral History Interview with David Straus, September 17, 2001

Description:

Interview with David Straus of San Antonio, Texas, a veteran from the United States Marine Corps during World War Two in the Pacific Theater as well as the Korean War. The interview includes some of Straus' background before the war and his personal experiences while in the Marines, including memories of Okinawa, various weapons, what happened at the end of World War Two, and his assignment in Korea.

Creator(s):
Location(s):
Creation Date: September 17, 2001
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
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Fredericksburg, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: September 17, 2001
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Bexar County - San Antonio
Place
Japan - Okinawa Region - Okinawa Prefecture - Okinawa-shotō Island Group - Okinawa-jima Island - Okinawa
Place
China
Place
South Korea
Place
North Korea
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From October 1923 to September 17, 2001
Description:

Interview with David Straus of San Antonio, Texas, a veteran from the United States Marine Corps during World War Two in the Pacific Theater as well as the Korean War. The interview includes some of Straus' background before the war and his personal experiences while in the Marines, including memories of Okinawa, various weapons, what happened at the end of World War Two, and his assignment in Korea.

Note:

Transcribed on October 10, 2001 in San Antonio, Texas.

Physical Description:

20 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews | rifle platoons | 1st Division | First Marine Division
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 David Straus, September 17, 2001 [recording], OH00243, ark:/67531/metapth204477
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: NMPW_OH_Straus
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth193888
Resource Type: Text
Format: Text