Oral History Interview with H. L. Obermiller, April 30, 2004

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Interview with H. L. Obermiller, a Pharmacist's Mate during World War II. He discusses his involvement in the Battles of Tarawa, Saipan and Tinian, where he served as a Pharmacist's Mate. He remembers having Spam for Thanksgiving, meeting Navajo code talkers, and writing letters home.

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Creation Date: April 30, 2004
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: April 30, 2004
Coverage:
Place
Kiribati - Gilbert Group Island Group - Tarawa Atoll
Place
Northern Mariana Islands - Saipan Island
Place
Northern Mariana Islands - Tinian Island
Place
United States - Texas
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

Interview with H. L. Obermiller, a Pharmacist's Mate during World War II. He discusses his involvement in the Battles of Tarawa, Saipan and Tinian, where he served as a Pharmacist's Mate. He remembers having Spam for Thanksgiving, meeting Navajo code talkers, and writing letters home.

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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: OH01123
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth204500
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth204500
Resource Type: Sound
Format: Audio