Scholz, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2014

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Scholz, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2014

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Robert Scholz was born in 1918 in Quincy Illinois. Before Pearl Harbor he worked as a civilian for the Navy as an offset printer in Washington D.C. He was drafted after Pearl Harbor happened and did his basic and job training at Ft. Leonard Wood in Missouri. Robert became a combat engineer in the 13th Engineer Battalion of the 7th Infantry Division. Robert and his unit left on a train to Camp Stoneman in California and from there they departed to New Hebrides via ship for refueling. From there they went to New Caledonia and finally arrived at Leyte, Philippines. His unit later took part in the initial landings on Okinawa, and after the war went to Korea before returning home.

Date

2014-03-20

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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

ScholzR1586V

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application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
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Language

eng

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Scholz, Robert, “Scholz, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2014,” Digital Collections, accessed August 3, 2020, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29510.
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