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Oral History Interview with Albert Dimminger, July 5, 2006 transcript

Oral History Interview with Albert Dimminger, July 5, 2006

The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Albert Dimminger. Dimminger worked for Hammond Aircraft and Consolidated in 1939, building aircraft. He joined the Navy in March of 1942. Beginning in mid-June Dimminger served as Aviation Metalsmith Third Class aboard the USS Hornet (CV-8). From August through October they operated around the Solomon Islands. On 26 October, during the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, the ship was struck and sank by a dive bomber and torpedo plane attack. He was transferred to the USS Bougainville (CVE-100), and they transported aircraft to the Marshall, Admiralty and Mariana islands. In February of 1944 he was stationed in Honolulu for shore duty and worked as First Class Petty Officer in charge of the supply depot for plane parts. He was discharged in 1945.
Date: July 5, 2006
Creator: Dimminger, Albert
Object Type: Sound
System: The Portal to Texas History
Oral History Interview with Albert Dimminger, July 5, 2006 (open access)

Oral History Interview with Albert Dimminger, July 5, 2006

The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Albert Dimminger. Dimminger worked for Hammond Aircraft and Consolidated in 1939, building aircraft. He joined the Navy in March of 1942. Beginning in mid-June Dimminger served as Aviation Metalsmith Third Class aboard the USS Hornet (CV-8). From August through October they operated around the Solomon Islands. On 26 October, during the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, the ship was struck and sank by a dive bomber and torpedo plane attack. He was transferred to the USS Bougainville (CVE-100), and they transported aircraft to the Marshall, Admiralty and Mariana islands. In February of 1944 he was stationed in Honolulu for shore duty and worked as First Class Petty Officer in charge of the supply depot for plane parts. He was discharged in 1945.
Date: July 5, 2006
Creator: Dimminger, Albert
Object Type: Text
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Letter from Dr. Hildegard Michaelis to I. H. Kempner and Robert Lee Kempner, April 5, 1962] (open access)

[Letter from Dr. Hildegard Michaelis to I. H. Kempner and Robert Lee Kempner, April 5, 1962]

Letter from Dr. Hildegard Michaelis to I. H. Kempner and Robert Lee Kempner thanking the Kempners for sending a check to help people in Hamburg that were affected by a flood.
Date: April 5, 1962
Creator: Michaelis, Hildegard
Object Type: Letter
System: The Portal to Texas History
[News Script: AWOL Caper] (open access)

[News Script: AWOL Caper]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about a protest by soldiers in an American Army base in Schweinfurt, Germany about mistreatment from their superiors.
Date: June 5, 1973, 12:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Script
System: The UNT Digital Library

Oral History Interview with George B. Andrews, March 5, 1999

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community
Transcript of an interview withGeorge B. Andrews, Army Air Forces veteran (526th Fighter Squadron, 86th Fighter Group, 9th Air Force), concerning his experiences as a fighter pilot in the European Theater during World War II. Appendix includes thirty-six pages of recollections from the interviewee.
Date: March 5, 1999
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Andrews, George B.
Object Type: Book
System: The UNT Digital Library
[News Clip: Mayor Justin] captions transcript

[News Clip: Mayor Justin]

Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story.
Date: October 5, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Letter from I.H. to Cecile Kempner, August 5, 1945] (open access)

[Letter from I.H. to Cecile Kempner, August 5, 1945]

Letter to Cecile from her father about family matters, going to Houston, the war, and investment advice.
Date: August 5, 1945
Creator: Kempner, Isaac H. (Isaac Herbert), 1873-1967
Object Type: Letter
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Letter from I. H. to Cecile Kempner, September 5, 1945] (open access)

[Letter from I. H. to Cecile Kempner, September 5, 1945]

Letter to Cecile from her father discussing US relations with Japan and her tax return.
Date: September 5, 1945
Creator: Kempner, Isaac H. (Isaac Herbert), 1873-1967
Object Type: Letter
System: The Portal to Texas History
[News Script: Mayor Justin] (open access)

[News Script: Mayor Justin]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the return of Fort Worth Mayor Justin, who traveled with 22 other US mayors to West Berlin, and spent time in East Berlin.
Date: October 5, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Script
System: The UNT Digital Library
[News Script: Phone wedding] (open access)

[News Script: Phone wedding]

Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Fort Worth wedding between a German woman and a Fort Hood soldier, conducted via trans-oceanic telephone call.
Date: January 5, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Script
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Document describing an agreement between Henri Castro, Ferdinand Louis Huth, and Huth & Co., October 5, 1843] (open access)

[Document describing an agreement between Henri Castro, Ferdinand Louis Huth, and Huth & Co., October 5, 1843]

Agreement between Henri Castro in Paris, Ferdinand Louis Huth and Huth & Co. in Neufreystaedt, in which they set forth the terms of their joint venture. Namely, that Ferdinand Louis Huth will travel to Texas and conduct trade business there for at least two years. Signed by Hy. Castro, Huth & Co. and Louis Huth, Jr. in Paris and Neufreystaedt on October 5, 1843.
Date: October 5, 1843
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Legal Document
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Document describing an agreement between Henri Castro, Ferdinand Louis Huth, and Huth & Co., October 5, 1843, Copy 2] (open access)

[Document describing an agreement between Henri Castro, Ferdinand Louis Huth, and Huth & Co., October 5, 1843, Copy 2]

Agreement between Henri Castro in Paris, Ferdinand Louis Huth and Huth & Co. in Neufreystaedt, in which they set forth the terms of their joint venture. Namely, that Ferdinand Louis Huth will travel to Texas and conduct trade business there for at least two years. Signed by Hr. Castro, Huth & Co. and Louis Huth, Jr. in Paris and Neufreystaedt on October 5, 1843. Copy 2.
Date: October 5, 1843
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Legal Document
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Document describing an agreement between Henri Castro, Ferdinand Louis Huth, and Huth & Co., October 5, 1843, English translation] (open access)

[Document describing an agreement between Henri Castro, Ferdinand Louis Huth, and Huth & Co., October 5, 1843, English translation]

Agreement between Henri Castro in Paris, Ferdinand Louis Huth and Huth & Co. in Neufreystaedt, in which they set forth the terms of their joint venture. Namely, that Ferdinand Louis Huth will travel to Texas and conduct trade business there for at least two years. Signed by Hr. Castro, Huth & Co. and Louis Huth, Jr. in Paris and Neufreystaedt on October 5, 1843. Written in English.
Date: October 5, 1843
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Legal Document
System: The Portal to Texas History

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 286th week of the war, 168th week of U.S. participation

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: U.S. Troops Cross Roer in New Drives; Tokyo Smashed Again - Manila Falls. Maps: Drives into Germany -- Volcano Islands -- Iwo. Back: Text highlights what the Army is doing to help the folks back home and suggests ways service people and families can work with the Office of Dependency Benefits to ensure prompt payments.
Date: March 5, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch.
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 282nd week of the war, 164th week of U.S. participation

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Americans drive toward Manila; Allied aircraft active in Pacific; Red Army on road to Berlin; Allies erase German bulge. Maps: Objective Manila; Pacific action; West to Berlin; East to Berlin. Inset map of Berlin. Back: Text and 6 photographs highlight the activities of the Army Postal Service that delivers an average of 40 million piece of mail a week.
Date: February 5, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch.
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library

Newsmap. Monday, October 5, 1942 : week of September 25 to October 2

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Russia, New Guinea, Solomons, Aleutians, China, Madagascar, Shipping, Mediterranean. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show South Russia, New Guinea, Target in Europe with inset of Industrial areas bombed in the Ruhr Valley. Includes photographs: WAFS report for duty, Armored "super jeep", South of Bengazi, Tank landing, "Guiding plane back home to roost". Back: Training (Action! -- Solomons -- Landing operations -- Europe). 21 photographs accompanied by descriptive and explanatory text.
Date: October 5, 1942
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course.
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library