Zuverink, Gordon (Interview transcript and video), 2011

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Zuverink, Gordon (Interview transcript and video), 2011

Description

Gordon Zuverink joined his local National Guard unit in Holland, Michigan, after graduating from high school in 1939. His unit was federalized in 1940 and sent to train in Louisiana. In 1942, his division was sent to Australia and then to New Guinea. Zuverink became one of the "Ghost Mountain Boys" who trekked across the Owen Stanley Mountains as part of the campaign against Buna. During the campaign, he contracted malaria and was sent back to Australia, where he served for the remainder of the war.

Coverage

2011-09-27

Rights

Publisher

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

Contributor

Vantil, Anita (Interviewer)

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

ZuverinkG1267V

Format

mp4
pdf

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Date

2017-09-20

Citation

Zuverink, Gordon, “Zuverink, Gordon (Interview transcript and video), 2011,” Digital Collections, accessed June 18, 2018, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29482.
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