Oral History Interview with O. H. King, September 28, 2002

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Interview with O. H. "Karl" King of Fort Worth, Texas, who is a World War Two veteran of the United States Marine Corps. In the interview, Mr. King recalls memories of his travels, the Japanese attack on Clark Field, the Battle for Bataan, and when he was a Japanese prisoner-of-war. He also talks about other experiences he had while serving in the Marines and his life before and after the war.

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Graham, Eddie & King, O. H. September 28, 2002.

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Interview with O. H. "Karl" King of Fort Worth, Texas, who is a World War Two veteran of the United States Marine Corps. In the interview, Mr. King recalls memories of his travels, the Japanese attack on Clark Field, the Battle for Bataan, and when he was a Japanese prisoner-of-war. He also talks about other experiences he had while serving in the Marines and his life before and after the war.

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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.

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.

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.

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Oral History Interview with O. H. King, September 28, 2002

Interview with O. H. "Karl" King of Fort Worth, Texas, who is a World War Two veteran of the United States Marine Corps. In the interview, Mr. King recalls memories of his travels, the Japanese attack on Clark Field, the Battle for Bataan, and when he was a Japanese prisoner-of-war. He also talks about other experiences he had while serving in the Marines and his life before and after the war.

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  • September 28, 2002

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  • December 5, 1924 - September 28, 2002

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  • Feb. 12, 2012, 11:09 a.m.

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  • Nov. 12, 2013, 9:07 p.m.

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Graham, Eddie & King, O. H. Oral History Interview with O. H. King, September 28, 2002, audio recording, September 28, 2002; Fredericksburg, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204485/: accessed September 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation.