Begin, Louis (Interview outline, video, and papers), 2007

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Begin, Louis (Interview outline, video, and papers), 2007

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Description

Louis Begin Jr. was born to Hungarian immigrants in Pennsylvania. His family then moved to Detroit, MI after his father lost his job. He enlisted in the Coast Guard after the attack at Pearl Harbor. He was then assigned to guard ships going in and out of the Delaware River. His ship was then decommissioned, and he was forced to work as a mechanic on engines in Philadelphia. Then he was transferred to Flint, MI where he was trained to work on diesel engines. A photograph of Begin in uniform is appended to interview outline.

Coverage

2007-05-24

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Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Contributor

Collins Sr., Charles E. (Interviewer)
Collins, Carol (Interviewer)

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

BeginL

Format

mp4
pdf

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Date

2017-09-08

Citation

Begin, Louis, “Begin, Louis (Interview outline, video, and papers), 2007,” Digital Collections, accessed October 23, 2018, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/27185.
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