Carpenter, Edson (Interview transcript and video), 2008

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Carpenter, Edson (Interview transcript and video), 2008

Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

Description

Edson Carpenter is a World War II veteran who served in the U.S. Army with the 767th Tank Battalion 19th Inf. Division from 1941 to 1945. In this account, Carpenter discusses his pre-enlistment, enlistment and training in the U.S and the Pacific, and his combat experiences across the Pacific. Carpenter also mentions aspects of the war not generally talked about such as the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the fighting on Leyte, and other island assaults he took part in. Carpenter concludes by discussing his life after the war and what he learned from his military experiences.

Date

2008-05-13

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Publisher

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

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

CarpenterE

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video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
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Language

eng

Citation

Carpenter, Edson, “Carpenter, Edson (Interview transcript and video), 2008,” Digital Collections, accessed May 29, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/28767.
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