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  • Text: had the proper motivation (5:06)  Told he had to pass a test to get into the radio school because he was too young o He passed the test because he studied very hard for it (5:32)  He was taught Morse Code o It was easier because he had a music
Myers, William (Interview outline and video), 2008

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  • Text: : watching movies, internet cafes, listening to music, video games, pranks, working out. -Making use of the limited things available. -Being part of the supplies crew he was able to direct exercise supplies to further remote bases with less options. -Family
Owens, Philip James (Interview outline and video), 2015

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  • Text: got back o Threw a big celebration for him upon his return (24:20) Training for the Army • Was a college music major and joined the National Guard Band o Also trained in combat • In college joined the ROTC program to be an officer; wanted to be a pilot
Bates, Jonathan Richard (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Text: -Moved to Villa Park, Illinois in 1929 -Father worked for Lorenz Publishing -Publishing sheet music for churches and schools -Had steady work during the Great Depression, but had his hours cut -Worked a side job selling AAA Insurance door to door -After
Lehmann, Maurice (Interview outline and video), 2015

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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: at, but not punished -Allowed weekend passes -Found a good bar with good music in Biloxi (00:14:29) Specialist Training -Assigned to Chanute Field, Illinois for Specialist Training -It was a good base and the food was much better than at Keesler Field or Fort Sheridan
Bouchard, Wallace Joseph (Interview outline and video), 2015