Oral History Interview with Peter Chu, November 1, 2003

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Interview with Peter Chu regarding his experiences in China during World War II. Peter's son Alan Chu also participates in this interview. Peter Chu discusses the Japanese occupation in Nanking (Nanjing), China in 1937 when he was 10 years old.

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Nichols, Chuck & Chu, Peter November 1, 2003.

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This audio recording is part of the collection entitled: National Museum of the Pacific War Oral History Collection and two others and was provided by National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 29 times . More information about this recording can be viewed below.

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  • Chu, Alan Alan Chu assisted his father during the interview.

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National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Established in 1967, the Museum honors the 8 million Americans who served in WWII in the Pacific Theater by sharing their stories with the world. Located in Fredericksburg in the restored Nimitz "Steamboat" Hotel, the Museum partners with the Texas Historical Commission to preserve the historical resources of the era.

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Interview with Peter Chu regarding his experiences in China during World War II. Peter's son Alan Chu also participates in this interview. Peter Chu discusses the Japanese occupation in Nanking (Nanjing), China in 1937 when he was 10 years old.

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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 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

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 WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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  • November 1, 2003

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  • Feb. 12, 2012, 11:09 a.m.

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  • Nov. 12, 2013, 9:13 p.m.

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Nichols, Chuck & Chu, Peter. Oral History Interview with Peter Chu, November 1, 2003, audio recording, November 1, 2003; Fredericksburg, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204495/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation.