Carl Schaake World War II Interview

Dublin Core

Title

Carl Schaake World War II Interview

Subject

World War, 1939-1945 -- United States.
United States -- History, Military.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Interviews.
United States. Marine Corps.
Kansas -- History.
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Oral history.

Description

Carl Schaake served in the United States Marine Corps in 1945. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on March 26, 2006, Schaake talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Schaake was born in Kansas on February 11, 1923. He graduated high school in 1940 and worked on his family farm. He joined the Marine Corps in 1945. He went to basic training in Parris Island, South Carolina, and then to infantry training at Camp Lejeune. Schaake was assigned to the USS Macon. Once the war ended, he came to Lawrence, Kansas. He passed away on January 20, 2011. Isabelle Schaake, Carl’s wife, is also featured in the interview. She talked about life in Lawrence during the war.

Creator

Schaake, Carl

Source

Kansas Veterans of World War II Oral History Project / Lawrence Remembers: The World War II Years Project

Publisher

Lawrence Public Library (Lawrence, Kan.)

Date

2006-03-26

Contributor

Johnston, Pattie
Schaake, Isabelle
Kansas State Historical Society

Rights

The original copy of this video is available through the Lawrence Public Library. The Watkins Museum of History and the Kansas State Historical Society also have interviews associated with this project, which was funded through a grant program passed by the Kansas State Legislature in 2005. Researchers are responsible for obtaining any necessary permissions for uses other than educational or scholarly research. Contact the Watkins Museum of History for additional information: https://www.watkinsmuseum.org/

Relation

To access the video recording of this oral history, go to: https://archive.org/details/schaake-carl-wwii-interview
The Watkins Museum of History also holds items related to this collection.
Transcripts for this project are available through the Kansas Memory Digital Collection: https://www.kansasmemory.org/item/212319
Other resources for interviews with World War II veterans are available through the Library of Congress' Veterans History Project: https://www.loc.gov/vets/vets-home.htm

Format

MP4

Language

eng

Type

Oral History

Identifier

Schaake_Carl WWII Interview

Coverage

Kansas
1945

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Johnston, Pattie

Interviewee

Schaake, Carl
Schaake, Isabelle

Location

Douglas County (Kan.)

Original Format

VHS

Duration

0:44:18

Bit Rate/Frequency

221 kbit/s (audio)
2470 kbit/s (video)

Citation

Schaake, Carl, “Carl Schaake World War II Interview,” Digital Douglas County History, accessed January 15, 2021, http://history.lplks.org/items/show/1806.

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