Everett E. Buhler World War II Interview

Dublin Core

Title

Everett E. Buhler World War II Interview

Subject

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

Description

Everett Buhler joined the Navy in May 1941. He served until 1945. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on October 1, 2007, Buhler talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Bugler was born in Pretty Prairie, Kansas on June 27, 1919. He attended Lawrence High School. Following his graduation in 1937, he went to the University of Kansas. He volunteered for the Navy in 1941 and became a flight instructor in Pensacola, Florida. He then went to San Diego, California, for Patrol Plane Commander School, where he got into the Transitional Land Plant Unit (TLU) as a patrol plane commander in long-range patrol bombers. He spent most of his military career flying PB4YIs. In 1944, he went to the South Pacific. After the war, he returned to Lawrence and worked a variety of jobs. Buhler passed away on June 26, 2007.

Creator

Buhler, Everett E.

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

2007-10-01

Contributor

Johnston, Pattie
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/buhler-everett-wwii-interview-1
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/211713
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

Buhler, Everett WII Interview [1]

Coverage

South Pacific
1941 - 1945

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Johnston, Pattie

Interviewee

Buhler, Everett

Location

Lawrence (Kan.)

Original Format

VHS

Duration

0:42:49

Bit Rate/Frequency

127 kbit/s (audio)
1626 kbit/s (video)

Citation

Buhler, Everett E., “Everett E. Buhler World War II Interview,” Digital Douglas County History, accessed June 28, 2022, https://history.lplks.org/items/show/1726.

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