Don Fambrough World War II Interview

Dublin Core

Title

Don Fambrough World War II Interview

Subject

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

Description

Don Fambrough joined in the United States Army (Air Corps) in 1942. During his service, he played football for the Second Air Force. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on February 19, 2007, Fambrough talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Fambrough was born in Longview, Texas, on October 19, 1922. He was playing football at the University of Texas when the war began. After joining the Air Corps, he went to Officer Candidate School, and then began playing football for the military. After the war, he went to the University of Kansas and later became the head football coach. Fambrough passed away on September 9, 2011.

Creator

Fambrough, Don

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

2007-02-19

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/fambrough-don-wwii-interview-2.19.07
The Watkins Museum of History also holds items related to this collection.
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

Fambrough_Don WWII Interview (2.19.07)

Coverage

Kansas
1942 - 1945

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Johnston, Pattie

Interviewee

Fambrough, Don

Location

Lawrence (Kan.)

Original Format

VHS

Duration

0:53:57

Bit Rate/Frequency

221 kbit/s (audio)
1343 kbit/s (video)

Citation

Fambrough, Don, “Don Fambrough World War II Interview,” Digital Douglas County History, accessed October 26, 2021, https://history.lplks.org/items/show/1793.

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