Oral History Interview with Alan W. Saunders, October 8, 2004

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Interview with Alan W. "Buck" Saunders of New Braunfels, Texas, a veteran of the Army Air Force during World War Two. The interview includes Saunders' personal experiences while in the Air Force, including the China-Burma-India Theater and memories of flying cargo to China over the Himalayas. Mr. Saunders also talks about life before and after his service.

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21 p. ; 28 cm.

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Cox, Floyd & Saunders, Alan W. October 8, 2004.

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Interview with Alan W. "Buck" Saunders of New Braunfels, Texas, a veteran of the Army Air Force during World War Two. The interview includes Saunders' personal experiences while in the Air Force, including the China-Burma-India Theater and memories of flying cargo to China over the Himalayas. Mr. Saunders also talks about life before and after his service.

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21 p. ; 28 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2011

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.

World War Two Collection

The World War Two Collection contains materials that focus on the World War II era, 1939-1945, and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials that were actually created during the era, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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.

National Museum of the Pacific War Oral History Collection

This oral history collection depicts a bygone era that was instrumental in shaping American history. 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.

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  • October 8, 2004

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  • 1938 - October 8, 2004

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  • Dec. 8, 2011, 11:32 a.m.

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Cox, Floyd & Saunders, Alan W. Oral History Interview with Alan W. Saunders, October 8, 2004, text, October 8, 2004; Fredericksburg, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth193886/: accessed January 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation.