Colvin, Lon 2015-08-31

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This interview features World War II veteran, Lon Colvin. Colvin discusses growing up in Lockney, Texas, attending school there, and helping on his family’s farm. Colvin was drafted and served in the European theater during World War II where he was captured by the Germans. Colvin returned to Lockney and participated in the Ex-Prisoners of War and went to Washington, D.C. with the Honor Flight.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Lon Colvin

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Date: August 31, 2015

Location: Lockney, Texas

Interviewer: David Marshall

Length: 00:58:56


Growing up in Lockney, attending school, farming, and socializing, Getting drafted and basic training, In the European countryside, Captured by the Germans, Liberation and running around Europe, Back in the United States, Ex-Prisoners of War and Honor Flight

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Transcript: Transcript available on Dspace

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