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Oral History Interview with O. H. King, September 28, 2002

Description: Interview with O. H. "Karl" King of Fort Worth, Texas, who is a World War Two veteran of the United States Marine Corps. In the interview, Mr. King recalls memories of his travels, the Japanese attack on Clark Field, the Battle for Bataan, and when he was a Japanese prisoner-of-war. He also talks about other experiences he had while serving in the Marines and his life before and after the war.
Date: September 28, 2002
Creator: Graham, Eddie & King, O. H.
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 Phillip Patton, April 11, 2002

Description: Interview with Phillip Patton, an aircraft mechanic in the US Marine Corps during WWII. He answers questions about life before the war, his experiences overseas, and returning home post-war.
Date: April 11, 2002
Creator: Elterman, Dora & Patton, Phillip
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Paul F. Lemmon, August 16, 2002

Description: Interview with Paul F. Lemmon, a fireman in the US Navy during WWII. He answers questions about his life prior to enlisting and his experience overseas.
Date: August 16, 2002
Creator: Coates, Evan & Lemmon, Paul F.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Jesse F. Stovall, Jr., April 29, 2002

Description: Interview with Jesse F. Stovall, Jr., a soldier in the US Marine Corps during WWII. He answers questions about his time in the Marines and his experiences overseas.
Date: April 29, 2002
Creator: Contreras, Francisco & Stovall, Jesse F., Jr.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Pete Craig, July 10, 2002

Description: Interview with Pete Craig, a veteran of the U.S. Army who served in the Pacific Theatre during World War II from Houston, Texas. Craig describes his time as a Private 1st Class in the Infantry, as well as his experiences in basic training and the places he visited throughout the United States.
Date: July 10, 2002
Creator: Burmaster, Colby & Craig, Pete
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with A. B. Rawlinson, June 25, 2002

Description: Interview with A. B. Rawlinson, a machine gunner in the US Army during WWII. He answers questions about his life during the war and his experience abroad.
Date: June 25, 2002
Creator: Collins, Kim & Rawlinson, A. B.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Buck Gibson, October 19, 2002

Description: Interview with Buck Gibson of Waco, Texas, a veteran from the United States Navy during World War Two. The interview includes some of Mr. Gibson's background before and after the war as well as his personal experiences while in the Navy, including memories of his training, life in the Navy, the sinking of the USS Indianapolis, and what happened after he was rescued.
Date: October 19, 2002
Creator: Cox, Bill & Gibson, Buck
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Jerell E. Crow, August 24, 2002

Description: Interview with Jerell E. Crow. He entered the Coast Guard in 1940 and trained in Florida and New York City. He served aboard a Landing Ship, Tank (LST) when those ships were first introduced. He traveled to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the Neville Island Shipyard operated by the Dravo Corporation as part of a crew that brought an LST down the Mississippi River to New Orleans. From there, the crew practiced operations at Biloxi, Mississippi. Eventually, Crow travelled to San Diego aboard the LST through the Panama Canal. From there, he went to Guadalcanal and unloaded tanks. Eventually, his ship was hit at Saipan and he was wounded. He also served aboard an LST during the invasions of Iwo Jima and Okinawa. Afterwards, Crow's LST was present in Tokyo Bay for the surrender. He visited Hiroshima while on occupation duty after the atomic bomb was dropped. Eventually, his LST made its way back to San Francisco where he was discharged.
Date: August 24, 2002
Creator: Rabalais, Larry & Crow, Jerell E.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation