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  • Description: Charles Nedwin Ash is a Korean War Veteran who served in the United States Army from July 1952 to July 20, 1954 in Japan and Korea. In this interview, Ash discusses his time in the service and also what it was like to be an African American during
  • Subject: Veterans History Project (U.S.)
  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Charles Nedwin Ash (00:31:33) (00:38) Before service • Lived South Haven, MI • 10 brothers and sisters • Drafted into war o Didn’t want to go (02:36) First day in service • Bus with 50 other
Ash, Charles Nedwin (Interview outline), 2006

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  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Willard Steffens (00:59:14) (00:15) Background Information • Willard was born on June 21, 1935 • He worked for a while after graduating high school, but he did not like it and they did not pay
Steffens, Willard T. (Interview outline and video), 2006

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  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Korean War Vernon Kayser Total Time – (07:50) Background               He was born April 23, 1933 (00:20) He lived on a farm in Caledonia, Michigan (00:35) After high
Kayser, Vernon (Interview outline), 2012

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  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Name of Interviewee: Ronald Leistra Name of War: Korean War Length of Interview: (00:08:50) Pre-Enlistment Enlisted because he knew he probably would be drafted (0:40) Enlisted in the Navy
Leistra, Ronald M. (Interview outline and video), 2005

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  • Text: Interview Notes Interview Length (16:00) Jay Shook World War II Veteran Korean War Veteran US Navy Pre-Enlistment Lived in Caledonia when he signed up for the Navy (0:35) Signed up for travel and adventure (0:47) Training Was trained at Great
Shook, Jay (Interview outline and video), 2005

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  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Walter De Leeuw (36:33) (00:01) Background Information • • • • • • • • • • • • Walter was born in southern Netherlands in 1934 He was 5 years old when the Germans came into his town The Germans
de Leeuw, Walter (Interview outline and video), 2008

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  • Subject: Veterans History Project (U.S.)
  • Text: GVSU Veteran’s History Project Korean War Lyle Gibbs Interview Total Time: 34:44            (00:03) Decided to join the army with a couple of uncles; signed up for three years o Assigned to 1st Cavalry Division in Japan o Spent 21
Gibbs, Lyle (Interview outline and video), 2010

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  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Name of Interviewee: Leslie Meyering Name of War: Korean War Length of Interview: (00:19:30) Background Information Shows a map of Korea while the war was going on (0:30) Gives a brief history
Meyering, Leslie (Interview outline and video), 2009

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  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Richard Keberle (28:44) (00:04) Background Information • When Richard was younger he broke a lot of his toys • His family did not have much money during the Depression • He was born
Keberle, Richard (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Subject: Veterans History Project (U.S.)
  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veteran’s History Project Air Force, Korean War Darwin Cutler Length of Interview (00:10:30) Background Born in St. Louis, Missouri Father was a CPA and a farmer; mother was a school teacher His older brother was also
Cutler, Darwin (Interview outline and video), 2010

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  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans' History Project Frank Collins Korean War 7 minutes 27 seconds (00:00:17) Early Life Pt. 1 -Born in Manistee, Michigan -Had to walk to school because no school buses were available -More relaxed time during his
Collins, Frank M (Interview outline), 2015

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  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview World War II Spud Ensing Length of interview (50:23) (0:08) Background Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on December 31, 1926(0:35) Lived in Grand Rapids until 8th grade then moved
Ensing, Eugene "Spud" (Interview outline and video), 2012