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Oral History Interview with Clarence Martin, April 23, 2002

Description: Interview with Clarence Martin, a munitions expert in the US Navy during WWII. He describes his path in the military and answers questions about his time abroad.
Date: April 23, 2002
Creator: Vargas, Laura & Martin, Clarence
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Louis Belk, April 22, 2003

Description: Interview with Louis Belk, a B-17 Waist Gunner who served with the U.S. Army Air Corps (Air Force) in World War II from San Antonio, Texas. Belk describes his time training in Texas and experiences serving in England. He also talks about what it was like returning home to the United States from the war.
Date: April 22, 2003
Creator: Heath, Amanda & Belk, Louis
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Bill J. Ripkowski, March 28, 2002

Description: Interview with Bill J. Ripkowski, a sergeant in the US Army during WWII. He answers questions about his life in the military and his time abroad during the war.
Date: March 28, 2002
Creator: Smith, Tonya & Ripkowski, Bill J.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Luther Victory, April 10, 2001

Description: Interview with Luther Victory, an aerial gunner and POW for the US Air Force during WWII. He describes life in the military and being captured by the Germans.
Date: April 10, 2001
Creator: Singh, Bobby & Victory, Luther
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 Herman Felts Hart

Description: Interview with Herman Felts Hart, a United States Army veteran of World War II. This interview highlights his being raised in Arkansas, followed by his enlistment into the Army during WWII; Hart served in Germany during the last few months of the war, and the conditions he was met with once he arrived.
Date: 1995~
Creator: Troutman, Angie & Hart, Herman Felts
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Robert Bean, November 15, 2004

Description: Interview with Robert Bean, a veteran who was wounded in action during World War II from Kirbyville, Texas. The transcript includes a list of questions, which focus on Bean's service with the 12th Armored Infantry Division of the U.S. Army in France and Germany, including his injuries and experience liberating two concentration camps.
Date: June 20, 2005
Creator: Gammon, Robert & Bean, Robert
Partner: Lee College

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 George Gace, April 10, 2002

Description: Interview with George Gace, an member of the United States Army serving in post-World War II Germany. Gace describes his time at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas followed by his deployment to Germany where he spent most of his two years training.
Date: April 10, 2002
Creator: Gace, Michael & Gace, George
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with B. J. Nelson, April 22, 2002

Description: Interview with B. J. Nelson, a staff sergeant in the US Air Force during the Korean War. He answers questions about his life in the military and coming home post-war.
Date: April 22, 2002
Creator: DeVore, Danielle & Nelson, B. J.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Pat Hannan, April 22, 2002

Description: Interview with Pat Hannan, a paratrooper in the US Army during WWII. He answers questions about his experience in the military and his time overseas.
Date: April 22, 2002
Creator: Meschede, Robert & Hannan, Pat
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Ernest Hamilton, April 17, 2004

Description: Interview with Ernest Hamilton, a veteran of World War II during the Battle of the Bulge, from Florence, Arkansas. Hamilton answers questions and explains his duties while in Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge as well as time as a POW in Brandenburg. Hamilton says volunteered to go to Japan after the war was over and soon became involved in the Korean War.
Date: April 17, 2004
Creator: Walker, Tracy & Hamilton, Ernest
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Richard Jennings, April 20, 2004

Description: Interview with Richard Jennings, a member of a bomber squadron that flew missions during World War II in Europe, and a squadron commander during the Korean War, born near Charleston, West Virginia. Jennings answers questions concerning how he came to be in the Army, and where all he was stationed and trained. Most of his answers contain details of bombing missions he was a part of as well as his experiences during the Korean War.
Date: April 20, 2004
Creator: Nawaz, Muhammad & Jennings, Richard
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with William James Mainer

Description: Interview with William James Mainer detailing his service in the United States Army during World War II, and his life now that he is back home. Included are notes about Mainer's involvement in Africa and Italy, and psychological ailments encountered along the way.
Date: 1995~
Creator: Patterson, Philip & Mainer, William James
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Herman Berges, April 4, 2002

Description: Interview with Herman Berges, a veteran of the U.S. Army who served as a medic in World War II. Berges describes his time in basic training in Texas, service in Germany and France, and general feelings on war and life after. He also talks about receiving the Silver Star, the third highest medal in the Army, from General Anthony McAuliffe.
Date: April 4, 2002
Creator: Sheldon, Jessica & Berges, Herman
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Ethel Reisberg Schectman, March 24, 2001

Description: Interview with Ethel Reisberg Schectman regarding her experiences during World War II. She begins by discussing her family background: her parents were Jews born in Poland and emigrated to the United States. Ethel's European aunts, uncles and grandparents all likely died in the Holocaust. As a first grade student, she taught her mother, a Polish immigrant, how to read and write English. She recalls, wartime rationing, Victory Gardens, scrap drives, and antisemitism among her school-aged classmates in Dallas, Texas, and the end of the war.
Date: March 24, 2001
Creator: Cox, Floyd & Schectman, Ethel Reisberg
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Asa M. Duncan

Description: Interview with Asa M. Duncan, an infantryman in the US Army during WWII. He answers questions about service overseas and his experiences of coming home.
Date: 1995~
Creator: Jeffrey, Erin & Duncan, Asa M.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Andrew Brosh, Sr., March 31, 2001

Description: Interview with Andrew Brosh, Sr., a veteran of the U.S. Army from Karnes County, Texas who served in World War II. Brosh describes his time in basic training and experiences serving in Europe, as well as seeing American prisoners of war.
Date: March 31, 2001
Creator: Eakin, Elizabeth & Brosh, Andrew, Sr.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with James Macia, July 21, 2000

Description: Interview with James "Herb" Macia of San Antonio, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces during World War Two. In the interview, Mr. Macia recalls memories about growing up as well as his days as a mining engineer, the Doolittle Raid, North Africa, Normandy, and D-Day.
Date: July 21, 2000
Creator: Cox, Floyd & Macia, James
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Vaughn Bercaw, April 22, 2002

Description: Interview with Vaughn Bercaw, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force from East Lansing, Michigan who served in Germany during the Cold War and Thailand in the early days of the Vietnam War. Bercaw describes his training in basic aircraft weapon systems and experiences on various missions in both wars, including life upon returning to the United States.
Date: April 22, 2002
Creator: Brown, Chambra & Bercaw, Vaughn
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Valentin R. Ybarra, April 29, 2004

Description: Interview with Valentin R. Ybarra regarding his experiences during World War II. He discusses his wartime experiences in Peleliu and Okinawa as well as occupation duty in Japan and China. He also had an assignment in Spain. He remembers the Cuban Missile Crisis, the revolt in the Dominican Republic, and his service in Vietnam.
Date: April 29, 2004
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Ybarra, Valentin R.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Carl Clay, May 7, 2002

Description: Interview with Carl Clay, a veteran of the U.S. Navy during the Persian Gulf War, who also served in the civil wars in Lebanon, Kosovo, and Somalia. Clay describes his time working in aviation on the flight deck of ships and the many countries he visited while in the service, such as Brazil, Spain, and Cuba.
Date: May 7, 2002
Creator: DeVore, Danielle & Clay, Carl
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Glenn E. McDuffie, January 21, 2008

Description: Interview with Glenn E. McDuffie, an Armed Guard in the U. S. Navy during World War II. He discusses lying about his age in order to join the navy at 15 and his experience in boot camp. He served as an Armed Guard on merchant ships that transported supplies across the Atlantic and remembers being in London while German bombers flew overhead. He transported German prisoners out of Marseilles and Naples shortly after the liberation of those cities. He remembers going to Times Square upon hearing that the Japanese had surrendered. He claims to have been the sailor in the iconic photo of the sailor kissing the nurse in Times Square on V-J Day. He describes how he proved he was the sailor in the photo, what he did after the war, and how he learned that his brother survived the Bataan Death March.
Date: January 21, 2008
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & McDuffie, Glenn E.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation