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Oral History Interview with Robert Landis, October 7, 2019

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Robert Q. Landis. Landis joined the Navy around April of 1944. He served as a quartermaster aboard USS Blue Ridge (AGC-2). They traveled to New Guinea, and he assisted the ship’s captain in undercover scouting work that other crew members completed aboard LSTs and LCTs. They also traveled to Leyte in the Philippine Islands. Around late 1944, early 1945, Landis transferred to USS Henry T. Allen (APA-15). They were located in Manil… more
Date: October 7, 2019
Duration: 54 minutes 14 seconds
Creator: Landis, Robert
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
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Oral History Interview with Bob Balch, September 19, 2004

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Bob Balch. Balch joined the Navy in August of 1943. He completed Radio School in February of 1944. In June he traveled to Melanie Bay, New Guinea. He speaks on shellback initiation crossing the equator. He was assigned to the USS Blue Ridge (AGC-2), where he served as a radioman. In August of 1945, after the war ended, Balch worked at a communication center on Manus, in the Admiralty Islands. He worked in the China occupation gro… more
Date: September 19, 2004
Duration: 57 minutes 18 seconds
Creator: Balch, Bob
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
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Oral History Interview with Harry Miller, August 22, 2005

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Harry Miller. Miller was born in Beaver Township, Indiana on 28 April 1922. Upon joining the Navy in November 1942, he went to Great Lakes Naval Training Station, Illinois for boot training. Upon his arrival he was selected for six months of training as a pharmacist’s mate. Upon completion of the course he was assigned to the Midshipman’s School at Notre Dame University. Among those from whom he drew blood, for medical purpo… more
Date: August 22, 2005
Duration: 1 hour 35 minutes 39 seconds
Creator: Miller, Harry O.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Robert Landis, October 7, 2019

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Robert Q. Landis. Landis joined the Navy around April of 1944. He served as a quartermaster aboard USS Blue Ridge (AGC-2). They traveled to New Guinea, and he assisted the ship’s captain in undercover scouting work that other crew members completed aboard LSTs and LCTs. They also traveled to Leyte in the Philippine Islands. Around late 1944, early 1945, Landis transferred to USS Henry T. Allen (APA-15). They were located in Manil… more
Date: October 7, 2019
Creator: Landis, Robert
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Bob Balch, September 19, 2004

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Bob Balch. Balch joined the Navy in August of 1943. He completed Radio School in February of 1944. In June he traveled to Melanie Bay, New Guinea. He speaks on shellback initiation crossing the equator. He was assigned to the USS Blue Ridge (AGC-2), where he served as a radioman. In August of 1945, after the war ended, Balch worked at a communication center on Manus, in the Admiralty Islands. He worked in the China occupation gro… more
Date: September 19, 2004
Creator: Balch, Bob
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Harry Miller, August 22, 2005

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Harry Miller. Miller was born in Beaver Township, Indiana on 28 April 1922. Upon joining the Navy in November 1942, he went to Great Lakes Naval Training Station, Illinois for boot training. Upon his arrival he was selected for six months of training as a pharmacist’s mate. Upon completion of the course he was assigned to the Midshipman’s School at Notre Dame University. Among those from whom he drew blood, for medical purpo… more
Date: August 22, 2005
Creator: Miller, Harry O.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
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Oral History Interview with Al Stevens, March 27, 2006

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Al Stevens. He graduated from Michigan State University in 1943 as a metallurgical engineer. He enlisted in the Navy in 1944 in Detroit, Michigan. He attended the Navy Electronics School at Harvard University as well as a specialized radar training program organized by MIT at the Harbor Building in Boston, Massachusetts. He received further training in radar countermeasures at Ocracoke Island, North Carolina. He served on th… more
Date: March 27, 2006
Duration: 1 hour 39 minutes 51 seconds
Creator: Stevens, Al
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Al Stevens, March 27, 2006

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Al Stevens. He graduated from Michigan State University in 1943 as a metallurgical engineer. He enlisted in the Navy in 1944 in Detroit, Michigan. He attended the Navy Electronics School at Harvard University as well as a specialized radar training program organized by MIT at the Harbor Building in Boston, Massachusetts. He received further training in radar countermeasures at Ocracoke Island, North Carolina. He served on th… more
Date: March 27, 2006
Creator: Stevens, Al
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
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