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Oral history with Willis Martinson

  • August 17, 2008
[Mount Horeb, WI: Mount Horeb Public Library]
  • Background -- Drafted -- Buckley Air Force Base -- North Platte Canteen -- Basic training -- Guard duty -- Getting shots -- Getting classified -- Radio mechanic -- Side trip to Colorado -- Truax Field, Madison -- Scott Air Force Base, Illinois -- Baseball -- Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas -- Assignment -- Train ride experience -- New York City -- Shipped out on the George Washington -- Floating mine -- Chateau-Thierry, France -- Train from Chateau-Thierry to Frankfurt -- K Rations and C Rations -- Hanau, Germany Headquarters -- Laundry ladies -- Job duties -- Shipping home on the U.S.S. Saint Albans -- From Camp Grant to Mount Horeb

Publication Details

Interviewee
Martinson, Willis
Interviewer
Williams, Jessica
Date
August 17, 2008
Publisher
[Mount Horeb, WI: Mount Horeb Public Library]
Language
English
Description of Original
1 sound recording (65 min.)
For Staff
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