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.

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

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The National Museum of the Pacific War and Admiral Nimitz Foundation present a selection of interviews with Texas veterans of World War II.

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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.

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1 sound recording : digital

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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.

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.

World War Two Collection

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

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  • September 20, 2003

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  • 1938 - September 20, 2003

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  • Feb. 12, 2012, 11:09 a.m.

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  • Nov. 12, 2013, 9:09 p.m.

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Cox, William G. & Hill, David Lee. Oral History Interview with David Lee Hill, September 20, 2003, audio recording, September 20, 2003; Fredericksburg, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204493/: accessed February 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation.