Oral History Interview with Melvin Harmon, October 21, 2002

Description:

Interview with Melvin Harmon, a paratrooper during World War II. He discusses his paratrooper training and his time on Guadalcanal, Bougainville and other battles in the Solomon Islands. He also contracted malaria.

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Creation Date: October 21, 2002
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 21, 2002
Coverage:
Place
Solomon Islands - Guadalcanal Province
Place
Papua New Guinea - Bougainville Province - Bougainville Island
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

Interview with Melvin Harmon, a paratrooper during World War II. He discusses his paratrooper training and his time on Guadalcanal, Bougainville and other battles in the Solomon Islands. He also contracted malaria.

Physical Description:

1 sound recording : digital

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Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews | WWII
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: OH00720
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth204488
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth204488
Resource Type: Sound
Format: Audio