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Oral History Interview with Lee P. Keohan, March 30, 2003

Description: Interview with Lee P. Keohan, an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War and Desert Storm. Keohan answers specific questions concerning his time in the service, which was mostly spent at bases across the United States before getting orders to go to Germany. Keohan later explains his involvement in the Air National Guard and his involvement in Desert Storm.
Date: March 30, 2003
Creator: Keohan, Carrie & Keohan, Lee P.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Wally Fowler, April 30, 2003

Description: Interview with Wally Fowler, a pilot in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War, retired in 1978. Fowler begins by giving an overview of his career in the Air Force and what he is currently doing, as well as going into detail about his experiences and duties while in Vietnam.
Date: April 30, 2003
Creator: Keohan, Carrie & Fowler, Wally
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Johney L. Harvey, November 30, 2001

Description: Interview with Johney L. Harvey, a radio operator on a cargo ship during the Korean War. Harvey responds to questions concerning his service such as why he joined the Navy, training on the ship, life aboard the ship, etc. He goes on to talk about his work for KTRH radio station in Houston and later DuPont.
Date: November 30, 2001
Creator: Flores, Jessica & Harvey, Johney L.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Grover C. Edge, December 30, 1975

Description: Interview with Grover C. Edge, a resident of Baytown, Texas since 1921. Topics include the early history of Baytown and the Humble Refinery, the VFW and the Bayshore Rod, Reel and Gun Club
Date: December 30, 1975
Creator: Webber, Betsy & Edge, Grover C.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Roy Long, May 30, 1986

Description: Interview with Roy Long, a longtime resident of Baytown after moving in 1929 from Houston, Texas. Long answers questions and details his early employment in Baytown at the Humble Refinery, and goes on to talk about his law practice, offices, and the growth of the town.
Date: May 30, 1986
Creator: Mayo, Martha & Long, Roy
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Donald Burnitt, March 30, 2002

Description: Interview with Donald Burnitt, a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War and was awarded the Purple Heart. Burnitt describes his experiences in the war, including the many combat engagements he was part of and when he was wounded in action when his helicopter crashed. He was also awarded the Silver Star and Bronze Star.
Date: March 30, 2002
Creator: Smith, Tonya & Burnitt, Donald
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with David Braden, September 30, 2000

Description: Interview with David Braden, a member of the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He discusses his training in the U.S. to become a navigator; his deployment to Saipan with the 870th Squadron, 497th Bomb Group, 73rd Wing; initial attacks on Tokyo in a B-29 bomber at high altitude (during which the jet stream interfered with the bombing raids); a low-altitude fire-bombing mission over Tokyo in March, 1945; living conditions on base at Saipan; a mission in which the B-29 he was on ditched in the ocean and his subsequent rescue; Victory in Europe (V-E) Day on Saipan; completing 35 missions; and going home.
Date: September 30, 2000
Creator: Johnson, Kep & Braden, David
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Guinn Rasbury, April 30, 2004

Description: Interview with Guinn Rasbury, a U. S. Marine during World War II. He discusses joining the Marines, being part of the invasion force at Florida and Tulagi Islands, having multiple malaria attacks, being transferred to Maine to cure his malaria, being transferred around the United States, and finally returning to the Pacific theater. He explains how being sick with malaria and getting bumped from a plane ride home saved his life. He shares anecdotes about sounding "Taps" at a memorial service for President Roosevelt and being chairman of the Second Marine Division Memorial Scholarship Fund Committee.
Date: April 30, 2004
Creator: Graham, Eddie & Rasbury, Guinn
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with H. L. Obermiller, April 30, 2004

Description: Interview with H. L. Obermiller, a Pharmacist's Mate during World War II. He discusses his involvement in the Battles of Tarawa, Saipan and Tinian, where he served as a Pharmacist's Mate. He remembers having Spam for Thanksgiving, meeting Navajo code talkers, and writing letters home.
Date: April 30, 2004
Creator: Metzler, Ed & Obermiller, H. L.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation