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  • Text: Post-War (14:53) • • Got a job and went back to work when he got back working at a factory in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Joined the Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion when he got back.
Hyslop, George (Interview outline and video), 2004

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Richard McCarty (7:17) Background Information (00:35)    Before joining the Service he worked in the Printing department. (00:40) At the age of 21 Richard received his draft notice. (00:51) At the time of his draft, he was liv...
McCarty, Richard (Interview outline), 2010

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Robert Bostwick (15:31) Pre War • Born on April 7, 1933 (0:20) • Born in Home Acres, MI (0:55) • Attended and graduated from [Grand Rapids] Central High School (1:00) • Was 8 when Pearl Harbor was bombed (1:20) • Drafted in 19...
Bostwick, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2004

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Korean War Clarence Hunter Total Time – (10:01) Background                He was born in London, Arkansas on September 1, 1935 (00:17) He served in the Army and the Navy (00...
Hunter, Clarence (Interview outline), 2012

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Ed Brooks Length: 32:06 (00:15) Background Information • Ed was born in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan in 1940 • He had 2 brothers, his father was a farmer and his mother a housewife • Ed went to Hoover elementary school an...
Brooks, Ed (Interview outline and video), 2004

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project William Donner (00:24:12) (00:26) Pre-Service Born Leelanau Co., MI, on a farm 2 younger bros Grad Traverse City HS Worked MI Milk producer association (45 years) as product tester (1:10) Service Drafted at 23, during Korean War, didn&#...
Donner, William (Interview outline and video), 2007

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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 school he too...
Kayser, Vernon (Interview outline), 2012

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  • Text: ...e to get sent home (16:40) When he returned to the US, he had another 10 months left in the army o Trained recruits o Korean veterans in the company o Commander was a reserve officer and didn’t like the combat veterans; gave them bad deals  Mr. Gibbs had an opportunity to tell...
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 of the war (2:00) General MacArthur wanted...
Meyering, Leslie (Interview outline and video), 2009

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  • Text: ... came around Glen felt for the guys that had to go overseas but had a bad attitude about it; he is bitter because the Korean veterans don't get much mention (00:59:36)  Glen did not stay in the reserve unit but kept in contact with one of his officers for a number of years (01:02:17...
Bailey, Glen (Interview outline and video)

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Kenneth Ball Length: 36:22 (00:25) Background Information • • • Kenneth was born in Byron Township, Michigan and lived on a dairy farm He graduated from high school in 1952 and went to community college for a year befor...
Ball, Kenneth (Interview outline and video), 2008

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veteran’s History Project Korean War Paul Dunning Length of Interview (00:23:37) Background Paul Dunning, born January 16, 1932 Served in the Korean War, 7th Division Signal Corps  Corporal- Dunning’s highest rank Born in Holland, Michigan Had one sist...
Dunning, Paul (Interview outline and video), 2009