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Oral History Interview with Alan Fouts, December 6, 2001

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Alan Fouts. Fouts joined the Navy in 1939 and trained in San Diego. Upon completion of basic training, Fouts joined the USS Argonne (AG-31). Later, he was stationed at the submarine base at Pearl Harbor when the war started. He recalls witnessing the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor. He managed to get guns operational on the USS Widgeon (AM-22) before it got underway during the attack. Between the attacks, Fouts went alongside the US… more
Date: December 6, 2001
Creator: Fouts, Alan
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Academic Year 1967-1968, Unit 11: Other Island Dependencies and Trusteeships

Description: This booklet is the sixth unit of a training course developed for Air Reserve personnel about countries and territories in the Pacific. This unit discusses Guam, American Samoa, the Ryukyu Islands, Fiji, the Solomon Islands, and New Guinea. It includes background information, review questions, and a list of suggested readings for further study.
Date: January 1967
Creator: Air University (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Oral History Interviews with Pete Evans, 1984

Description: Interview with Pete Evans, a Texas National Guard veteran and POW from Hamby, Texas. Evans discusses his time as a member of 2nd Battalion, 131st Field Artillery (the "Lost Battalion") which was captured by the Japanese in March, 1942, including: his upbringing; entering the Guard and training; mobilization, the Louisiana Maneuvers, and deployment to East Asia; diversion from the Philippines to Brisbane and then Java, after December 7th, 1941; assignment to Sangosari near Malang; the Japanese i… more
Date: {1984-02-15,1984-02-29,1984-03-07}
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Evans, Pete
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Al D'Agostino, April 19, 2012

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Al D’Agostino. D’Agostino joined the Merchant Marine in 1945 and received training in Brooklyn. Upon completion, he was assigned to the SS Monterey where he worked as a butcher. His first trip to the Pacific was transporting European troops, who were unhappy about the looming invasion of Japan. The war ended while the Monterey was in transit, and the soldiers returning home were a much happier bunch. Even more joyful was the… more
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: D'Agostino, Al
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
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Oral History Interview with Al D'Agostino, April 19, 2012

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Al D’Agostino. D’Agostino joined the Merchant Marine in 1945 and received training in Brooklyn. Upon completion, he was assigned to the SS Monterey where he worked as a butcher. His first trip to the Pacific was transporting European troops, who were unhappy about the looming invasion of Japan. The war ended while the Monterey was in transit, and the soldiers returning home were a much happier bunch. Even more joyful was the… more
Date: April 19, 2012
Duration: 41 minutes 02 seconds
Creator: D'Agostino, Al
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
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Oral History Interview with Albert Dimminger, July 5, 2006

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Albert Dimminger. Dimminger worked for Hammond Aircraft and Consolidated in 1939, building aircraft. He joined the Navy in March of 1942. Beginning in mid-June Dimminger served as Aviation Metalsmith Third Class aboard the USS Hornet (CV-8). From August through October they operated around the Solomon Islands. On 26 October, during the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, the ship was struck and sank by a dive bomber and torpedo pla… more
Date: July 5, 2006
Duration: 1 hour 25 minutes 21 seconds
Creator: Dimminger, Albert
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Albert Dimminger, July 5, 2006

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Albert Dimminger. Dimminger worked for Hammond Aircraft and Consolidated in 1939, building aircraft. He joined the Navy in March of 1942. Beginning in mid-June Dimminger served as Aviation Metalsmith Third Class aboard the USS Hornet (CV-8). From August through October they operated around the Solomon Islands. On 26 October, during the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, the ship was struck and sank by a dive bomber and torpedo pla… more
Date: July 5, 2006
Creator: Dimminger, Albert
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Negative of a Solider on a Galloping Horse]

Description: Negative of a solider in a collared uniform, a side cap and sunglasses riding horseback. The horse is dark in color and is galloping down a dirt path. In the background there are rows of tress and off to the right is a small building with a straw roof.
Date: 1942~
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Negative of Two Soldiers on Horseback]

Description: Negative of two soldiers' side by side on horseback in tall grass. The one on the right is in a long-sleeved collared uniform on a dark horse with a white streak on its muzzle. The solider on the left is also in a long-sleeved collared uniform, a side cap and sunglasses. His horse is dark in color.
Date: 1942~
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Negative of a Solider on Back of Horse]

Description: Negative of a solider riding down a dirt path on a dark mare named Smokey. The soldier is wearing a long-sleeved collared uniform, a belt, a cap and sunglasses. The path he is on is lined with trees and the straw roof of a building can be seen on the right.
Date: 1943
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Solider on Back of Horse]

Description: Photograph of solider riding down a dirt path on a dark mare named Smokey. The soldier is wearing a long-sleeved collared uniform, a belt, a cap and sunglasses. The path he is on is lined with trees and the straw roof of a building can be seen on the right.
Date: 1943
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Soldiers Offloading Horses]

Description: Photograph of soldiers from the US Army's 124th Cavalry Regiment in long-sleeved uniforms and helmets offloading horses. On the left is a large ship, and two soldiers standing with their backs to the camera. On the right soldiers lead two dark horses away from the ship.
Date: 1942~
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Boy Stands With Horse and Calf]

Description: Photograph of a young man in a white collared shirt and shorts holding the lead of a dark horse. Next to the horse is a small calf. Both the horse and calf are extremely skinny with every rib showing. Behind the horse are a few barrels, trees and a building with a straw roof.
Date: 1942~
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
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