Vander Veen, Maurice (Interview outline and video), 2005

Files

Title

Vander Veen, Maurice (Interview outline and video), 2005

Description

Morris Vander Veen is a World War II veteran who served in the U.S. Marines from 1944 to 1946. In this account he discusses his pre-enlistment, enlistment and training in the U.S. and the Pacific. Serving his active duty in the Pacific Theater, Vander Veen gives one a brief but detailed perspective of what island-hopping fighting was like specifically focusing on the fighting on Okinawa. He then discusses in some detail what his occupational duties and responsibilities were while stationed in northern China.

Coverage

2005-01-17

Rights

Publisher

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

Contributor

Boring, Frank (Interviewer)
Michigan Military Preservation Society (Grand Rapids, Mich.)

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

VanderVeenM

Format

mp4
pdf

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Date

2017-10-06

Citation

Vander Veen, Maurice, “Vander Veen, Maurice (Interview outline and video), 2005,” Digital Collections, accessed October 19, 2018, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29931.
Suggest a correction to our metadata.