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dc.contributor.authorMcCord, Robert
dc.date.accessioned2016-08-01T14:58:49Z
dc.date.available2016-08-01T14:58:49Z
dc.date.issued2016-07-26
dc.identifier.urihttps://dspace.washcoll.edu/handle/10090/25019
dc.descriptionRobert McCord talked about his time in the Navy. He remembers the sights and smells on the PC Navy Ship. He talks about his times on liberty in Guam, Panama Canal, New York, and California. He told us his experiences at the various U.S.Os around the world. He remembers Pearl Harbor, V-J Day, and the trip home to see his mother. He remembers life before he enlisted into the Navy. He talks about rationing, the radio shows, victory courses, blackouts, and the submarine watchtowers.en_US
dc.description.abstractRobert McCord, born in 1916, lived in Bridgeton, New Jersey during World War II until 1943. After his high school graduation in 1943 he enlisted into the Navy. His parents had to sign for him because he was 17 years old at the time of enlistment. Robert McCord was put onto a small PC ship and was first sent to the Atlantic Front, but was moved to the Pacific Front after D-Day. On the PC McCord would eat, sleep, play cards, and work his mandatory eight hour shifts. He was a Yeoman on board his ship. He was on this ship until after V-J day and was sent home.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipIron Mountainen_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherC.V. Starr Centeren_US
dc.subjectNavyen_US
dc.subjectBridgeton, New Jerseyen_US
dc.subjectRationingen_US
dc.subjectBlackoutsen_US
dc.subjectPanama Canalen_US
dc.subjectGuamen_US
dc.subjectFranklin Delano Roosevelten_US
dc.subjectVictory Coursesen_US
dc.subjectU.S.Oen_US
dc.subjectVeteranen_US
dc.titleSQ 2016- Robert McCorden_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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