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Oral History Interview with Harold Aiken, April 9, 2002

Description: Interview with Harold Aiken, a veteran of the Korean War from Highlands, Texas. The interview includes a list of questions and Aiken's responses about his service in the U.S. Army (1946-1949) and impressions while stationed in Korea. While in the service, Aiken served as a truck mechanic for the 7th Division.
Date: April 9, 2002
Creator: Eakin, Elizabeth & Aiken, Harold G., Jr.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with R. C. Nieto, April 9, 2004

Description: Interview with R. C. Nieto, a combat engineer in the US Army during WWII and the Korean War. He answers questions about his life before the military and his experiences overseas.
Date: April 9, 2004
Creator: Coy, Marisa E. & Nieto, R. C.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Charley Cole, April 14, 2001

Description: Interview with Charley Cole, a veteran of the U.S. Army who served in the Korean War and was wounded in action. Cole describes his time with the 34th Regiment in Korea at length, with many details about various combat missions and the weapons utilized. He also speaks on his injuries, including being shot in the shoulder.
Date: April 14, 2001
Creator: Cole, Charley
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Edel Schickman

Description: Interview with Edel Schickman, a combat engineer in the US Army during WWII and the Korean War. He answers questions about his service to the military and his experiences of coming home.
Date: 1995~
Creator: Stults, Bo & Schickman, Edel
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Hazael R. Olivares, March 29, 2003

Description: Interview with Hazael R. Olivares, a serviceman in the U. S. Navy during World War II. Olivares dropped out of high school and decided to join the U. S. Navy after hearing about the attack on Pearl Harbor. He took his 16-week basic training course at Great Lakes in Illinois where he learned how to fire various guns and recognize aircraft. After basic training, he was assigned to Algiers, Louisiana where he learned how to weld. Aboard the USS Bordelon (DD-881), he served as a Ship Fitter in the damage control department. After WWII, he remained in the reserves and was called up for duty in Korea. He served aboard the USS Sitkoh Bay (CVE-86). After Korea, he worked as a civilian for the Army Corps of Engineers as an oiler on a dredge. He then served in the Merchant Marines, hauling refined petroleum products from South America to North America. He also discusses going to French Indochina (Vietnam) and traveling up the Saigon River in a merchant vessel.
Date: March 29, 2003
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Olivares, Hazael R.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with David Straus, September 17, 2001

Description: Interview with David Straus of San Antonio, Texas, a veteran from the United States Marine Corps during World War Two in the Pacific Theater as well as the Korean War. The interview includes some of Straus' background before the war and his personal experiences while in the Marines, including memories of Okinawa, various weapons, what happened at the end of World War Two, and his assignment in Korea.
Date: September 17, 2001
Creator: Cox, Floyd & Straus, David
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation