Oral History Interview with Elijah Collins, Jr., December 6, 2001

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Interview with Navy veteran Elijah Collins Jr. The interview includes Collins' personal experiences while aboard the destroyer USS Blue during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Collins also talks about the Battle of Savo Island and the sinking of the Blue.

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Creation Date: December 6, 2001
Partner(s):
UNT Oral History Program
Collection(s):
UNT Oral Histories
Texas Oral History Collection
World War Two Collection
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: University of North Texas
Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: December 6, 2001
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Place
United States - Hawaii - Honolulu County - Oahu Island
Place
Solomon Islands - Guadalcanal Province - Guadalcanal Island
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
From 1923 to December 2001
Description:

Interview with Navy veteran Elijah Collins Jr. The interview includes Collins' personal experiences while aboard the destroyer USS Blue during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Collins also talks about the Battle of Savo Island and the sinking of the Blue.

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60 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews | Pearl Harbor
Series Title: National Museum of the Pacific War
Partner:
UNT Oral History Program
Collection:
UNT Oral Histories
Collection:
Texas Oral History Collection
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 1427
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc306785
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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Access: Use restricted to UNT Community
Statement: All rights reserved. To request a copy, contact the Oral History Program.