Interview with Eugene Rice, July 18, 1989

Project: American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project

Interview Summary

describes working at the American Rolling Mills - talks about duties as stand-by labor-- rebuilding furnances-- working with steel-- mentions coal strikes; talks about working for the railroad - duties as a check clerk-- comradery between the workers-- dealing with hobos-- relations beween the boss and the workers; talks about reactions to Pearl Harbor-- joining the service-- life in the service-- being interviewed for officers school-- mentions Air Corps Officers School-- military reviews-- training with the 95th Squadron of the 78th Service Group-- talks about living conditions on board a ship-- supplying equipment to B-25s and B-26s in South Carolina

Interview Accession

1989oh222_ww131

Interviewee Name

Eugene Rice

Interviewer Name

William J. Marshall

Interview Date

1989-07-18

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Rice, Eugene Interview by William J. Marshall. 18 Jul. 1989. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Rice, E. (1989, July 18). Interview by W. J. Marshall. American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Rice, Eugene, interview by William J. Marshall. July 18, 1989, American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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