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Oral History Interview with Albert Bouley, June 27, 2001

Description: Interview with Albert Bouley, a U. S. Marine during World War II. He discusses his enlistment in the Marines just after Pearl Harbor; his assignment to the 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Division; the battle of Guadalcanal; malaria and dysentery; the battle of Cape Gloucester; the use of Pavuvu as a base; the battle of Peleliu; his return to the United States; guard duty at the Brooklyn Naval Yard and his service as an instructor in a heavy weapons school before the end of the war. He joined the Air Force 2 1/2 years later to be able to fly and work on planes, then retire to become a teacher in California, and finally settled in Texas.
Date: June 27, 2001
Creator: Cox, Floyd & Bouley, Albert
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Postcard of Woman on Bicycle]

Description: Postcard of a woman in a red dress and stockings riding a red bike, with the caption "Free-Wheeling." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard, addressed to Miss Helen Aten in Bloomsburg, PA from Fort Hamilton, says "See many sights like this here in N.Y. Ted."
Date: July 30, 1942
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum