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Oral History Interview with Commander Alex Vraciu, October 9, 1994

Description: Interview with Cmdr. Alex Vraciu, a Navy WWII veteran and Navy Cross recipient from East Chicago, Indiana. Vraciu discusses his family and educational background, naval flight training, Edward "Butch" O'Hare, the F6F Hellcat, various combat operations throughout the Pacific, his actions at the "Marianas Turkey Shoot," being awarded the Navy Cross and time stateside, and returning to combat. In appendix is an autobiographical sketch by Vraciu, including a picture of him and his Hellcat with visi… more
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Date: October 9, 1994
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Vraciu, Alexander
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Baine P. Kerr, May 4, 1993

Description: Interview with Baine Kerr, an attorney and Marine Corps veteran, concerning his combat experiences with the 3rd Marine Division in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Kerr discusses Guadacanal, his machine gun wound at Guadacanal, Kwajalein, Saipan, and his assignment to a legal office at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.
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Date: May 4, 1993
Creator: Daniels, John & Kerr, Baine P.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Newsmap. Monday, February 14, 1944 : week of February 3 to February 10, 231st week of the war, 113th week of U.S. participation

Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: USSR, Italy, Marshall Is., Southwest Pacific, Paramushiru, Air offensive. Inset maps: [South Pacific], [Kwajalein], [Soviet border from Sept. 1, 1939 to Nov. 5, 1943]. Includes photographs: Captured Japanese light tank, Mt. Trocchio, Nettuno beachhead, British anti-tank gun. Back: Central Italy. Map with inset of oblique view showing difficult terrain.
Date: February 14, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Morale Services Division. Army Information Branch.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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