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  • Text: (00:16:54)  Thought it strange that the people trying to kill you in war don’t even know you; hard to rationalize and justify (00:17:45)  Uses his music to get through his struggles after the War; needs to focus on something else (00:18:40)  Gets
Jones, Bert R., II (Interview outline and video), 2008

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  • Text: in the same house for 57 years before selling it. From an early age he loved music. Went to grade school and high school in Berkley. Graduated Berkley High School in 1965. Briefly mentions his sports activities in school. (03:10) Pre-enlistment Years (03:15
Dean, Douglas G. (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Text: they could go to the nearby villages • They sat around, listened to music, and would go to the club where they would have entertainment • Got to see the Bob Hope show that held at his camp • Mostly they worked and slept because they worked 12 hour days (06:36
Dells, Glen (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Text: Living conditions (10:08)  When not on duty on weekends, Frederick liked to relax, sleep, and listen to music. (10:47)  Briefly discusses what sorts of pranks he pulled while in the service. (10:58) o Describes what he thought of various officers
Frederick, James (Interview outline and video), 2008

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  • Text: played the organ and piano for movies and his grandparents helped raise him (4:45) School • • • • He lived near the city and went to a larger elementary school, which he walked to He was into music and played the drums and also sang In high school he
Warner, Frank (Interview outline, video, and papers), 2005

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  • Text: remained on- base for their own safety. Free time was often spent playing sports such as baseball, going to the “Soldier’s Club” where live music and shows were played, or going to the “Post Exchange” store as opposed to going off- base. (00:11:35:00) Post
Teegardin, Myron (Interview outline and video), 2011

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  • Text: would always play music they commonly heard in New York. He did not care for it. (7:20)  Arapaho and Apaches where also enlisted in the military and often these two groups would get in both physical and verbal arguments with one another. (8:00) After
Fortier, Harry L. (Interview outline and video), 2011

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  • Text: just happened to be there at the same time I was. JS: So what did you go and see on that weekend? ME: Oh, music. What do you call it, Music… JS: Radio City… ME: Yeah. Radio City. He took me up in the Empire State Building. Just downtown New York. JS
Edema, Margaret (Interview transcript and video), 2008

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  • Text: • Many of the men he was with wanted to attack the Russians when they were done in the Pacific • The Marines were in Guam to support the Navy. They were non-combatants; their job was more mechanical • The USO came over to play music, but they did not like
Steele, George (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Text: Home for Veterans where he’s been for 2 months. He briefly discussed his musical history in the service and remembers playing at the Hoedown in Detroit, MI. Finally, he wraps up his discussion by stressing that being in a wheelchair should never stop
Weaver, Dale A. (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Text: and the full year going to school. (43:25) o While doing this, he describes his extracurricular activities. (44:13) o Graduated from Union College in 1951 and afterwards got a job working with a denominational conference in a musical capacity. (44:48) o Life
Penno, Paul (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Text: the voyage. (25:40) There were multiple ships traveling with Martin’s but not very close together. (26:25) Ship stayed in a cove for 1 week while waiting for submarines to pass. During this week, the men played many cards and listened to music. (27:17
McNamara, Martin (Interview outline and video), 2008