Harold Cartwright World War II Interview

Dublin Core

Title

Harold Cartwright World War II Interview

Subject

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

Description

Harold Cartwright was drafted into the United States Army (Infantry) in 1944. He served as a rifleman in the 32nd Division. He also served as a Corporal in General MacArthur’s Honor Guard in Tokyo for nine months. Interviewed by Deborah Pye on November 10, 2006, Cartwright talked about his military experiences during the Second World War. Cartwright was born in Kansas on September 9, 1924. He attended basic training at Camp Fannin in Texas. He was discharged in 1946. Cartwright passed away on May 26, 2010.

Creator

Cartwright, Harold

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

2006-10-10

Contributor

Pye, Deborah
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/cartwright-harold-wwii-interview-2
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/211715
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

Cartwright_Harold WWII Interview 2

Coverage

Manila (Philippines)
Tokyo (Japan)
1944 - 1946

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Pye, Deborah

Interviewee

Cartwright, Harold

Location

Douglas County (Kan.)

Original Format

VHS

Duration

0:52:23

Bit Rate/Frequency

128 kbit/s (audio)
1625 kbit/s (video)

Citation

Cartwright, Harold, “Harold Cartwright World War II Interview,” Digital Douglas County History, accessed June 28, 2022, https://history.lplks.org/items/show/1729.

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