Gardner, Lawrence D. (Interview outline and video), 2008

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Gardner, Lawrence D. (Interview outline and video), 2008

Description

Lawrence Gardner was born in Illinois near the Mississippi River and enlisted in the Marine Corps during WWII. He was pulled out of basic training to take courses in aerial photography. He served in the Pacific and helped to plan the invasions of Saipan, Tinian, Iwo Jima and Okinawa. He worked as a mapmaker with the 4th Marine Division, and at times served on the islands that the division attacked. On Iwo Jima, he volunteered to serve in the front lines when his division was short of men.

Date

2008-11-14

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Publisher

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

Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

GardnerL

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application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
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Language

eng

Citation

Gardner, Lawrence D., “Gardner, Lawrence D. (Interview outline and video), 2008,” Digital Collections, accessed April 21, 2021, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/28901.
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