Crenshaw Phil 2015-07-16

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This interview features Phil Crenshaw, who discusses his upbringing, his experiences as a World War II veteran, and his participation in the Honor Flight program.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Phil Crenshaw

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Date: July 16, 2015

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David Marshall

Length: 01:39:17


Birth, father’s employment history, Schooling, band, and ROTC, Time at Camp Roberts, John, Brown school, Single course school for Morse code, begins military service, Going across the Pacific, First visit to New York City, Marriage, Okinawa, and church services, Discussion of combat on Okinawa; Iwo Jima, Chaplain's activities, Music and religious services; Japanese POWs, V-J Day, Korea, Life in Seoul; Returning home on the Sea Owl, Japanese occupation, Honor Flights: community and difficulties

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Transcript: Transcript available on Dspace

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