James Wold World War II Interview

Dublin Core

Title

James Wold World War II Interview

Subject

World War, 1939-1945 -- United States.
United States -- History, Military.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Interviews.
United States. Army.
United States. Navy -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Area.

Description

James Wold served in the United States Army from 1942 to 1945. He also served in the United States Navy from 1946 to 1965. Interviewed by Brian Grubbs on June 13, 2006, Wold talked about his military experiences during the Second World War. Wold was born on August 29, 1919, in South Dakota. He grew up in Wyoming. He was drafted into the Army in July 1942. He went to basic training at Camp Roberts, California. He worked as a truck driver in the Philippine Islands. Once he joined the Navy in 1946, he was a radio communicator on the USS Hancock. He retired from the Navy in November 1965.

Creator

Wold, James

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

2006-06-13

Contributor

Grubbs, Brian
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/wold-james-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/211762
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

Wold_James WWII Interview

Coverage

Philippines
1942 - 1965

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Grubbs, Brian

Interviewee

Wold, James

Location

Douglas County (KS)

Original Format

VHS

Duration

0:19:26

Bit Rate/Frequency

221 kbit/s (audio)
1347 kbit/s (video)

Citation

Wold, James, “James Wold World War II Interview,” Digital Douglas County History, accessed January 15, 2021, http://history.lplks.org/items/show/1813.

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