Oral History Interview with Earl Smyth, Jr., October 20, 2003 Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Oral History Interview with Earl Smyth, Jr., October 20, 2003

Creator

  • Interviewer: Bryk, Clarence
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Interviewee: Smyth, Earl, Jr.
    Creator Type: Personal

Publisher

  • Name: National Museum of the Pacific War
    Place of Publication: Fredericksburg, Texas

Date

  • Creation: 2003-10-20

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Interview with Earl Smyth, Jr., a serviceman during World War II. He discusses his time aboard the USS Saratoga at the Battle of Midway and at Guadalcanal, where the ship sustained two torpedo attacks. He saw Pearl Harbor three days after the attack.
  • Physical Description: 1 sound recording : digital

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Texas.
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Individuals
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Military and War - Wars - World War II
  • Keyword: oral histories
  • Keyword: biographies
  • Keyword: interviews
  • Keyword: WWII
  • Named Person: Smyth, Earl, Jr.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: United States. Navy.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Midway, Battle of, 1942.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Saratoga (Aircraft carrier: CVA-60).
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Pearl Harbor (Hawaii).

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Time Period: mod-tim
  • Place Name: Solomon Islands - Guadalcanal Province
  • Place Name: United States - Hawaii

Collection

  • Name: National Museum of the Pacific War Oral History Collection
    Code: NMPW
  • Name: Texas Oral History Collection
    Code: TOHC
  • Name: World War Two Collection
    Code: WWII

Institution

  • Name: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
    Code: NMPW

Resource Type

  • Sound

Format

  • Audio

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: OH00675

Note

  • Display Note: It may be necessary to turn up the volume to hear this recording clearly.