SQ 2016 - Ellicot McConnell
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After a grueling induction process into the army and a stint at basic training, Connecticut native Ellicot McConnell found himself halfway across the world in the mountains of India on an allied base. As a teletypist, McConnell helped keep the communication lines open between the Pacific and European theaters. He also goes into detail about his interaction with the Indian people and the conflict in China.
Ellicot McConnell shares his experiences during his induction and life on an army base; he also mentions the segregation he witnessed in New Orleans.