Oral History Interview with Robert Lee Mosty, March 9, 1998

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Interview with Robert Lee Mosty, World War II veteran and owner/operator of a plant nursery in Center Point, Texas. Mr. Mosty tells stories from his service in WWII, including how his unit was one of the first to meet liberated prisoners of war, as well as how he was wounded and taken prisoner. He also discusses studying at A&M, his work for the National Park Service, and running a plant nursery in the 1920s.

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28 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.

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Witt, Gerald & Mosty, Robert Lee March 9, 1998.

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Interview with Robert Lee Mosty, World War II veteran and owner/operator of a plant nursery in Center Point, Texas. Mr. Mosty tells stories from his service in WWII, including how his unit was one of the first to meet liberated prisoners of war, as well as how he was wounded and taken prisoner. He also discusses studying at A&M, his work for the National Park Service, and running a plant nursery in the 1920s.

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28 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.

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Witt, Gerald & Mosty, Robert Lee. Oral History Interview with Robert Lee Mosty, March 9, 1998, text, March 9, 1998; Kerrville, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth795216/: accessed August 15, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Kerr County Historical Commission.

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