Oral History Interview with Gordon Patrick Hannan, April 22, 2002

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Interview with Gordon Patrick Hannan, a paratrooper veteran of World War II, serving in Africa, Italy, and the Netherlands. Hannan answers questions regarding his service, such as the jumps he made over Italy and Holland. Also covered is his participation in liberating one of the German concentration camps.

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15 p. ; 28 cm.

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Meschede, Robert & Hannan, Gordon Patrick May 14, 2003.

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Lee College was established as a two-year Junior College in 1931 by the Goosecreek Independent School District, in Baytown. It was created to provide an educational opportunity for students who could not afford it otherwise.

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Interview with Gordon Patrick Hannan, a paratrooper veteran of World War II, serving in Africa, Italy, and the Netherlands. Hannan answers questions regarding his service, such as the jumps he made over Italy and Holland. Also covered is his participation in liberating one of the German concentration camps.

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15 p. ; 28 cm.

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Interview with Pat Hannan, a paratrooper in the US Army during WWII. He answers questions about his experience in the military and his time overseas.

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Meschede, Robert & Hannan, Gordon Patrick. Oral History Interview with Gordon Patrick Hannan, April 22, 2002, text, May 14, 2003; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth845248/: accessed May 28, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lee College.

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