Botello, Juan 2001-10-09

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Interviewee Name: Juan Botello

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Date: October 09, 2001

Location: San Saba, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 00:59:55


Background, Family History, Depression, Childhood, Schooling, Racism, Farming, Sharecropping, Bad Years, Joining the Army, Patriotism, Learning English, Joined Army in May, Eagerness to Prove Self, Hunting Experience, Overseas, New Caledonia, New Georgia, Guadalcanal, New Zealand, New Guinea, Unfamiliar War Settings, Amphibious Training, Luzon, Similarity to Private Ryan, Engaging the Enemy, Wound, Crossing River, Hill Battle, Treating the Wound, Patrol, Enemy Spotting, Lack of Engagement, Losing Track of Time, Keeping Busy, Second Wound, Many Losses, Marking Graves, Ambush, Loss of Officers, Saved by Another Soldier, Staying with Dead, Battles Continued, Grenade Story, Tired of Fighting, Pitying Philippinos, Relief, Shell Story, Faith

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