Oral History Interview with Floyd R. Thomas, February 18, 2009

Description:

Interview with Floyd R. Thomas of El Paso, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces during World War II. In the interview, Mr. Thomas recalls memories from before the war as well as his time in the military, including his training in Oregon and Hawaii, attacks on Okinawa, and various battle scenes.

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Location(s):
Creation Date: February 18, 2009
Partner(s):
National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2011
Texas Oral History Collection
World War Two Collection
National Museum of the Pacific War Oral History Collection
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Fredericksburg, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: February 18, 2009
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - El Paso County - El Paso
Place
United States - Oregon
Place
United States - Hawaii
Place
Japan
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From July 3, 1926 to September 18, 2009
Description:

Interview with Floyd R. Thomas of El Paso, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces during World War II. In the interview, Mr. Thomas recalls memories from before the war as well as his time in the military, including his training in Oregon and Hawaii, attacks on Okinawa, and various battle scenes.

Note:

Transcribed September 16, 2009 in Alice, Texas.

Physical Description:

85 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews | Okinawa | B Company | 27th Infantry Division
Contributor(s):
Partner:
National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2011
Collection:
Texas Oral History Collection
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Collection:
National Museum of the Pacific War Oral History Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: NMPW_OH_Thomas
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth193889
Resource Type: Text
Format: Text