Oral History Interview with Buck Gibson, October 19, 2002

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Interview with Buck Gibson of Waco, Texas, a veteran from the United States Navy during World War Two. The interview includes some of Strauss' background before and after the war as well as his personal experiences while in the Navy, including memories of his training, life in the Navy, the sinking of the USS Indianapolis, and what happened after he was rescued.

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Cox, Bill & Gibson, Buck October 19, 2002.

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Interview with Buck Gibson of Waco, Texas, a veteran from the United States Navy during World War Two. The interview includes some of Strauss' background before and after the war as well as his personal experiences while in the Navy, including memories of his training, life in the Navy, the sinking of the USS Indianapolis, and what happened after he was rescued.

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28 p. ; 28 cm.

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"Tape #695." Transcribed on June 16, 2007 in Hunt, Texas.

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National Museum of the Pacific War Oral History Collection

The National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation presents their Oral History Collection. It contains transcripts of interviews with World War II veterans who discuss their personal experiences in the war; including, the Doolittle Raid, D-Day, and the Battle for Bataan.

Texas Oral History Collection

The Texas Oral History Collection is a group of oral history interviews from a variety of people discussing their lives in Texas. The collection is presented by the National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation, the University of Texas MD Anderson Center, and the Talkington Clement Family Archives.

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Oral History Interview with Buck Gibson, October 19, 2002

Interview with Buck Gibson of Waco, Texas, a veteran from the United States Navy during World War Two. The interview includes some of Mr. Gibson's background before and after the war as well as his personal experiences while in the Navy, including memories of his training, life in the Navy, the sinking of the USS Indianapolis, and what happened after he was rescued.

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  • October 19, 2002

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  • 1923~ - October 19, 2002

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Cox, Bill & Gibson, Buck. Oral History Interview with Buck Gibson, October 19, 2002, text, October 19, 2002; Fredericksburg, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth193880/: accessed December 5, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation.