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Oral History Interview with Boyd H. Mitchell, Spring 2002 (open access)

Oral History Interview with Boyd H. Mitchell, Spring 2002

Interview with Boyd H. Mitchell, a veteran of World War II serving in the 36th Infantry Division. Mitchell answers questions about his time in the Army, such as his training, living conditions, supplies, etc. Mitchell also shares about his experience during the invasion of Italy through Salerno and the Army's advance up through France, Germany, and Austria; the end of the interview includes questions about life once he got home.
Date: Spring 2002
Creator: Gace, Michael & Mitchell, Boyd H.
Object Type: Text
System: The Portal to Texas History
Oral History Interview with Gordon Patrick Hannan, April 22, 2002 (open access)

Oral History Interview with Gordon Patrick Hannan, April 22, 2002

Interview with Gordon Patrick Hannan, a paratrooper veteran of World War II, serving in Africa, Italy, and the Netherlands. Hannan answers questions regarding his service, such as the jumps he made over Italy and Holland. Also covered is his participation in liberating one of the German concentration camps.
Date: May 14, 2003
Creator: Meschede, Robert & Hannan, Gordon Patrick
Object Type: Text
System: The Portal to Texas History
Oral History Interview with Pat Hannan, April 22, 2002 transcript

Oral History Interview with Pat Hannan, April 22, 2002

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
Object Type: Sound
System: The Portal to Texas History
Oral History Interview with William James Mainer transcript

Oral History Interview with William James Mainer

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
Object Type: Sound
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Summary of an Interview with William James Mainer] (open access)

[Summary of an Interview with William James Mainer]

Summary of an 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.
Date: 1995~
Creator: Patterson, Philip & Mainer, William James
Object Type: Text
System: The Portal to Texas History
Oral History Interview with Bill J. Ripkowski, March 28, 2002 (open access)

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

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 18, 2004
Creator: Smith, Tonya & Ripkowski, Bill J.
Object Type: Text
System: The Portal to Texas History
Oral History Interview with Bill J. Ripkowski, March 28, 2002 transcript

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

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.
Object Type: Sound
System: The Portal to Texas History