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Oral History Interview with Herb Elfering, December 6, 2001

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Interview with electrical engineer and Army veteran Herb Elfering, The interview includes Elfering's personal experiences with a searchlight/radar battery, 251st Coast Artillery Regiment, at camp Malekole during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Elfering also gives brief descriptions of his later experiences at Bougainville and Luzon.

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Location(s):
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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Total Uses: 6
Past 30 days: 1
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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
Papua New Guinea - Bougainville Province - Bougainville Island
Place
Philippines - Luzon Island
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
From 1922 to December 2001
Description:

Interview with electrical engineer and Army veteran Herb Elfering, The interview includes Elfering's personal experiences with a searchlight/radar battery, 251st Coast Artillery Regiment, at camp Malekole during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Elfering also gives brief descriptions of his later experiences at Bougainville and Luzon.

Physical Description:

24 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 1431
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc306842
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
Rights:
Access: Use restricted to UNT Community
Statement: All rights reserved. To request a copy, contact the Oral History Program.