Documenting History: Oral History Project

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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 purpose of this oral history project is to learn about and experience Pearl Harbor through the eyes of Pearl Harbor survivor, Michael (Mickey) Ganitch. The images that Mr. Ganitch witnessed and the emotions that Mr. Ganitch felt on December ?1h,…

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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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The primary purpose of this paper is to gain an understanding about the U-2 Spy plane incident along with the preceding and subsequent events surrounding the Cold War. In this interview with Burton L. Gerber, a former Case Officer and Chief of…

The purpose of this oral history interview with Annmarie Ralston is to collect and preserve a primary source account of fleeing Czechoslovakia as a child refugee. By reading this project, one will gain an insight into a child’s perspective of the…
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