Interview with Elbert C. Gourley, March 17, 1989

Project: American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project

Interview Summary

served with Company C, 1st Battalion,168th Infant;ry Regiment, 35th Infantry Division; saw action in North Africa and Italy; describes action in the battle of Cassino; crossing the Rapido River; being wounded and carried to an aid station; talks about wounds; encounter with a German tank; dodging strafing fire from a German airplane in Italy; self-inflicted wounds by other soldiers; describes fighting at Salerno; battle of (Pantano?)

Interview Accession

1989oh053_ww121

Interviewee Name

Elbert C. Gourley

Interviewer Name

Arthur L. Kelly

Interview Date

1989-03-17

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Gourley, Elbert C. Interview by Arthur L. Kelly. 17 Mar. 1989. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Gourley, E.C. (1989, March 17). Interview by A. L. Kelly. American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Gourley, Elbert C., interview by Arthur L. Kelly. March 17, 1989, American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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