Reiss, Joe (Interview outline and video), 2012

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Title

Reiss, Joe (Interview outline and video), 2012

Creator

Contributor

Erichsen, Wallace (Interviewer)

Description

Joe Reiss was born in Cheshire Township, Michigan, in 1920. He enlisted in the Marine Corps shortly after Pearl Harbor, and was assigned to the 1st Marine Division as a rifleman. He went with then to train in New Zealand, and was part of the initial landing on Guadalcanal, where he became a sniper and served for about four months. After rebuilding in Australia, his unit landed at Cape Gloucester on New Britain, in 1943, and on Peleliu in 1944. He was wounded on Pelelieu and sent back to the US, and got out of the hospital the day the war ended.

Date

2012-02-16

Rights

Publisher

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

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

ReissJ1373V

Format

application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Citation

Reiss, Joe, “Reiss, Joe (Interview outline and video), 2012,” Digital Collections, accessed May 28, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29409.
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