Interview with Ben Allen Shown, October 23, 2002

Project: Oldham County Historical Society: Oldham County Veterans Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Ben Allen Shown was born in Ohio County, Kentucky on April 15, 1920. He was drafted in the second draft during World War II in September of 1941. He discusses the time he spent deployed in Hawaii and Saipan. He discusses being wounded and the medals he received for his service.

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Interviewee Name

Ben Allen Shown

Interviewer Name

Earl Orr

Interview Date

2002-10-23

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Shown, Ben Allen Interview by Earl Orr. 23 Oct. 2002. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Shown, B.A. (2002, October 23). Interview by E. Orr. Oldham County Historical Society: Oldham County Veterans Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Shown, Ben Allen, interview by Earl Orr. October 23, 2002, Oldham County Historical Society: Oldham County Veterans Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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