Smith, Arthur Louis (Interview outline and video), 2007

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Title

Smith, Arthur Louis (Interview outline and video), 2007

Contributor

Collins Sr., Charles E. (Interviewer)
Collins, Carol (Interviewer)

Description

Arthur Louis Smith is a WW II and Korean War veteran who served in the United States Army and the National Guard. Smith served in WW II from 1942 until 1945 in the Pacific Theatre and served his time for Korea at Valdosta Base, Georgia. During WW II, Smith was on the same ship that General MacArthur was on when he signed the peace treaty with Japan. In this interview, Smith shares his childhood recollections during WWI that included witnessing the burning of an effigy of the Kaiser in Ste. Saint Marie, his home town. Smith discusses his high school years and his love of sports, which spurred a life long coaching career. Throughout his years in the service, Smith coached the Army and National Guard basketball teams.

Date

2007-05-15

Rights

Publisher

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

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

SmithA

Format

application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Citation

Smith, Arthur Louis, “Smith, Arthur Louis (Interview outline and video), 2007,” Digital Collections, accessed May 20, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29548.
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