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  • Text: ...g “The Greatest Love” by Whitney Houston and received a standing ovation (44:38) His superior suggest that he follow his music career, so Weaver did (44:43) He had a long music career, where he was involved in christian music, theatre, and had balance in his life (45:4...
Weaver, David, Sr.(Interview outline and video), 2014

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  • Text: ...a month • He wrote many letters to his family • The men went to bars, played poker, worked with photography, listened to music, and took language classes • Willard attempted to learn French, but he did not have enough time • There was an USO show about every other month (21:20) Show...
Steffens, Willard T. (Interview outline and video), 2006

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  • Text: ...her things to try to forget what went on • Sometimes 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 th...
Dells, Glen (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Text: ...eek. (10:01) o 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 and soldiers. And...
Frederick, James (Interview outline and video), 2008

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  • Text: .... every month there was a USO show. (35:47) Most shows had 5-7 people in the shows. (36:16) The shows varied in content from music, to sports, to celebrity appearances. (36:38) He saw 9 shows at Binh Thuy Air Base. (30:03) He served in country for approx. 1 year. (1969-1970) (39:13) End of...
Broek, Douglas (Interview outline and video), 2011

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  • Text: ...icycles (often saw peddlers use these), motorbikes, or German vehicles before this  Saw the Empire State Building, the Music Hall, etc. The half-brother gave Meiers’s father money and all the children new clothes His father was able to convert a German soldier’s uniform into a su...
Meiers, Paul (Interview outline and video), 2010

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  • Text: ... downtime sleeping and eating -He got a reel-reel recorder through a friend that took an R&R in Japan -Used it to record music on the radio at the USO Club -Martha Ray came in as part of the USO to perform for the troops -There was a base theatre that showed movies (00:40:38) Living Con...
Bajema, Melvin (Interview outline and video), 2014

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  • Text: ...after the Air Force -Worked at a variety of short term jobs after he completed his time in the Air Force -Worked at Voice of Music in Benton Harbor, Michigan -Continued his work with electronics there -Got a job at Lear Siegler Aerospace Research Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan -Worked the...
Corbett, James (Interview outline and video), 2013