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Oral History Interview with John Andrews, March 26, 2004

Description: Interview with John Andrews, a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps from Kentwood, Louisiana. It includes a list of questions regarding Andrews's training and service in World War II as a B-29 command pilot and flight instructor throughout the United States.
Date: March 26, 2004
Creator: Coy, Larisa L. & Andrews, John
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Raymond D. Carter, April 26, 2002

Description: Interview with Raymond D. Carter, a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War who served as a bosun's mate on LSTs. Carter describes his experiences in basic training and his impressions of the war.
Date: April 26, 2002
Creator: Bottoms, Aaron & Carter, Raymond D.
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 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