Oral History Interview with Al Flocke, October 22, 2000

Description:

Interview with Al Flocke, a radio operator during World War II. He discusses his flight training and being the radio operator on a B-24 bomber which did raids on Guam, Turk, Iwo Jima and other islands. He also relates anecdotes about food, rations, and living conditions on the islands.

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Location(s):
Creation Date: October 22, 2000
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: October 22, 2000
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Place
Guam
Place
Turks and Caicos Islands
Place
Japan - Kanto Region - Tōkyō Metropolis - Ogasawara-gunto Island Group - Kazan-rettō Island Group - Iō-jima Island
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

Interview with Al Flocke, a radio operator during World War II. He discusses his flight training and being the radio operator on a B-24 bomber which did raids on Guam, Turk, Iwo Jima and other islands. He also relates anecdotes about food, rations, and living conditions on the islands.

Physical Description:

1 sound recording : digital

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Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews | WWII | B-24 bombers | World War, 1939-1945 -- Guam. | Iwo Jima, Japan | raids
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
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: OH00104
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth204473
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth204473
Resource Type: Sound
Format: Audio