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Oral History Interview with Robert Edward Harris, April 26, 2002

Description: Interview with Robert Edward Harris, a veteran of World War II, serving in India at the time. Harris answers questions relating to his training, duties, and activities while over in India towards the end of the war; Harrs also answers questions concerning his feelings towards the war and his enemies.
Date: May 13, 2003
Creator: Bottoms, Aaron & Harris, Robert Edward
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Robert Edward Harris, April 26, 2002

Description: Interview with Robert Edward Harris, a veteran of World War II, serving in India at the time. Harris answers questions relating to his training, duties, and activities while over in India towards the end of the war; Harrs also answers questions concerning his feelings towards the war and his enemies.
Date: April 26, 2002
Creator: Bottoms, Aaron & Harris, Robert Edward
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Rena Pederson, April 5, 2012

Description: Interview with Rena Pederson, a former journalist in Dallas, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, her career with The Dallas Morning News and other newspapers, the books she has written, and her work in communications and public affairs.
Date: April 5, 2012
Creator: Harding, Anne; Dann, Lori & Pederson, Rena
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

China.

Description: Map shows portions of "Tartaria," "India within Ganges," "The Ile Corea" [Korea as an island], Japan, the Great Wall, cities and provinces of China, and part of [North] America. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1676
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Tabula Indiae X.

Description: Map shows late sixteenth century India rivers, cities, and mountains. with relief shown pictorially. Includes notes; scale not given.
Date: 1571
Creator: Ptolemy 2nd cent.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Magni Mogolis Imperivm

Description: Map shows "Indostan" [central and upper India] and Bengal, and adjacent areas of Persia, the Tartan empire, and China. Includes illustrations of ships and elephants. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:7,000,000].
Date: [1662..1665]
Creator: Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

De la Tartarie.

Description: Map shows late eighteenth century boundaries, regions, and cities of Russian Siberia and Tartarie, Grand Tartarie, Persia, and parts of China and India. Includes text in two panels flanking left and right of map. Scale not given.
Date: [1775, 1795]
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Oral History Interview with Ed Carseth, August 6, 2003

Description: Interview with Ed Carseth, a pilot during World War II. He discusses an early interest in aviation and earned his pilot's license through the Civilian Pilot Training program. He spent a year as an instructor before joining the Air Transport Command. Through 1944 he delivered aircraft to Australia before being assigned to Myitkyina, Burma. He speaks of living conditions at Myitkyina. He flew materials over the Himalaya Mountains (the Hump) from Burma to Kunming, China. Carseth relates anectdotes about General Claire Chennault, Lord Louis Mountbatten, and a squadron mate who kept a baboon.
Date: August 6, 2003
Creator: Metzler, Ed & Carseth, Ed
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with W. A. Henderson, September 20, 2003

Description: Interview with W. A. (Bill) Henderson, a pilot during World War II. He discusses his time as a bombardier and navigator on a B-24 in the China-Burma-India Theater. His crew hit the bridge over River Kwai (Mae Klong) while making bombing runs along the Burma Railway and also flew runs to supply gasoline to various bases in China, India and Burma. He relates anecdotes about the food and living quarters on the bases and the time he saved his co-pilot's life. He helped his co-pilot land the plane after a bullet tore through the plane's nose wheel and injured the man's leg.
Date: September 20, 2003
Creator: Johnson, Kep & Henderson, W. A.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with James F. Sansom, October 8, 2004

Description: Interview with James F. Sansom, an officer in the U. S. Army during World War II. Sansom joined the Army in 1940 and began training on anti-aircraft guns in Florida. He was selected for Officer Candidate School (OCS) and was commissioned a second lieutenant in 1942. He was assigned to the 843rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Air Warning Battalion, which made its way to India via the Panama Canal and Australia. Shortly after reaching Calcutta, the unit moved to Myitkyina, Burma. After the war, Sansom was assigned to Sagumo Prison outside Tokyo where Japanese war criminals were being held while on trial for war crimes. He describes some of the routines and residents in the prison. Sansom taught Hideki Tojo how to play card games like gin rummy. Sansom also describes the process of executing convicted prisoners as he carried out some sentences. In all, he executed nine convicted war criminals.
Date: October 8, 2004
Creator: Cox, Floyd & Sansom, James F.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation