Oral History Interview with David Lee Hill, September 20, 2003

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Interview with David Lee "Tex" Hill of San Antonio, Texas, a veteran from the United States Navy during World War II in the China-Burma-India Theater. The interview includes Hill's personal experiences while in the Navy, including memories of pre-war flight training in Florida, the Flying Tigers, and the Salween River Gorge attack. There is a photograph and a short biography of Hill after the interview transcription.

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22 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Cox, William G. & Hill, David Lee September 20, 2003.

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Interview with David Lee "Tex" Hill of San Antonio, Texas, a veteran from the United States Navy during World War II in the China-Burma-India Theater. The interview includes Hill's personal experiences while in the Navy, including memories of pre-war flight training in Florida, the Flying Tigers, and the Salween River Gorge attack. There is a photograph and a short biography of Hill after the interview transcription.

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22 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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"Tape # 926." Transcribed on September 29, 2003 in Hunt, Texas; final editing completed January 29, 2004.

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The 2011 edition of Rescuing Texas History includes photographs, postcards, legal documents, and more. These materials reflect generations of past Texans who contributed to the history and culture of the state.

National Museum of the Pacific War Oral History Collection

This oral history collection depicts an instrumental era in American history. In these transcripts of interviews with World War II veterans are personal experiences with the war, from the Doolittle Raid and D-Day to the Battle for Bataan.

Texas Oral History Collection

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World War Two Collection

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Oral History Interview with David Lee Hill, September 20, 2003

Interview with David Lee "Tex" Hill of San Antonio, Texas, a veteran from the United States Navy during World War II in the China-Burma-India Theater. The interview includes Hill's personal experiences while in the Navy, including memories of pre-war flight training in Florida, the Flying Tigers, and the Salween River Gorge attack.

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Oral History Interview with David Lee Hill, September 20, 2003 [recording], OH00926, ark:/67531/metapth204493

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  • September 20, 2003

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  • 1938 - September 20, 2003

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  • Dec. 8, 2011, 11:32 a.m.

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Cox, William G. & Hill, David Lee. Oral History Interview with David Lee Hill, September 20, 2003, text, September 20, 2003; Fredericksburg, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth193882/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation.