Borey, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2014

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Borey, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2014

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Description

Robert Borey was born in Flint, Michigan in 1920. He finished high school in 1938 and went to work, and enlisted in the Navy right after Pearl Harbor. He trained at Great Lakes, Illinois, and became a hospital corpsman. He was assigned first to a Navy hospital in San Francisco, and then went to San Diego to train with the Marines. he deployed to Guadalcanal in 1943, and then his hospital moved into the Northern Solomon Islands. He served as a surgeon's assistant and helped treat many sick and wounded soldiers. He got leave home in 1945, and was on his way back when the war ended. After a brief stay in Sasebo, Japan, he came home and was discharged.

Date

2014-07-24

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Publisher

Grand Valley State University Libraries. Allendale, Michigan

Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)
WKTV (Wyoming, Mich.)

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

RHC-27_BoreyR1659V

Format

video/x-m4v
application/pdf

Type

Text
Moving Image

Language

eng

Citation

Borey, Robert, “Borey, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2014,” Digital Collections, accessed December 5, 2021, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/41005.
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