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  • Text: ...:59:08) Disc one (1:00) Growing up in Michigan • • • • There was a lady that lived at the end of the road that gave music lessons He was interested in music and attended music lessons His father bought a general store in Morengo, MI He attended school in Morengo a...
Jacobs, Art (Interview outline and video), 2005

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  • Text: ...They were non-combatants; their job was more mechanical • The USO came over to play music, but they did not like it, so they never came again (34:25) The First Night in Guam • They immediately started digging trenches for air raids and got their sleeping quarters ready • They slept in...
Steele, George (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Text: ... short time before being sent to the Grand Rapids 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...
Weaver, Dale A. (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Text: ...her and 3 sisters. (6:03) The home he lived in at the time of this interview (August 2011) Ray built himself. (7:22) He took music lessons on the banjo as a child. He and his brother would play in square dances for entertainment. (8:00) All through high school and college he and his brother...
Richardson, Ray (Interview outline and video), 2011

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  • Text: ...s; had a lot of sensitivities in Europe.  One time had a woman that commented on the radio not having good Rock N’ Roll music in Austria, which nearly caused an International uproar; made her apologize on air.  In Iceland, couldn’t talk about alcohol or dogs on air.  (00:38:45)...
Heintzelman, William L. (Interview outline and video), 2008

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  • Text: ...in Toulon, France (59:54) o It was against the law (01:00:09) o The museum was abandoned (01:00:17) Picked up a piano from a music store in Toulon, France and brought it on deck (01:00:44) Traveled to Athens one time and got to see the Acropolis (01:01:22) Traveled primarily between Italy a...
Trovato, Anthony (Interview outline and video), 2012

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  • Text: ...gainst the gunner shoulder straps as if a strait jacket but he could do anything about it; couldn’t stop self o Then heard music of a hymn “Be Still My Soul” and the most comfortable feeling imaginable fell over him o Crowell was put at ease in the midst of fire and noise o Was relaxe...
Crowell, James Hugh (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Text: ...I don’t know where he got located though further on in the Pacific I guess. We had all kinds of good music. Those wonderful songs of WWII were played on the ship radio and I lay in the sun on the deck. Didn’t do much of anything for five (5) days. I got into the presidio and I think I...
Warber, Ester (Interview transcript and video), 2004

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  • Text: ...ar killed off long range radio contact with the outside world -Very isolated in the Gulf -Stayed entertained with movies and music (00:17:17) First Vietnam Deployment-Incidents and Daily Life -Had a helicopter crash into their superstructure -Rotor fractured and exploded and wounded a numbe...
Carlson, John (Interview outline and video, 3 and 4 of 4), 2011

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  • Text: ...ar killed off long range radio contact with the outside world -Very isolated in the Gulf -Stayed entertained with movies and music (00:17:17) First Vietnam Deployment-Incidents and Daily Life -Had a helicopter crash into their superstructure -Rotor fractured and exploded and wounded a numbe...
Carlson, John (Interview outline and video, 1 of 4), 2011

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  • Text: ...ip and in Japan, he bought turntables, speakers, and recording equipment so that when they were at sea, they could listen to music, mainly rock and roll records (00:18:48:00) o When they pulled into port at Formosa, the records were a dime an album and the men came to Wykstra to play them (...
Wykstra, James (Interview outline and video), 2011