Documenting History: Oral History Project

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An oral history account of surviving the Holocaust as a hidden child and immigrating to America from the perspective of Joost J. Oppenheim.

An oral history on the partition of India and Pakistan from the perspective of Dr. Kalpana Patel.

An oral history account from Elsie Chin Seetoo, a Chinese American nurse during World War II.

An interview with Helen Ann Matteson about her experiences on the home front during World War II.

An interview with Robert Yadda about his experience living in a Japanese internment camp during World War II.

An interview with Elias Eliasof about the Second World War from the perspective of an infantry soldier.

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Millions of American people were involved in World War II whether it be in combat or at home; unfortunately, as time progresses, there are less and less veterans that are able to share their stories and experiences. The stories of these veterans are…

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The purpose of this oral history is to acquire a deeper understanding of the infamous battles of Iwo Jima and Saipan as well as the entirety of the Pacific Campaign through an interview with William Mancke. This project aims to extract the emotions,…

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The decision to drop atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki remains one of the most significant and widely debated issues in American History. While historians have written extensively on this topic, a need for primary source…

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The purpose of this oral history project and interview with Dr. Henry Shetterly is to gather and form a convergence of evidence from primary and secondary sources on World War II and the Pacific Theater. By diving into this project you will be able…
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