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Sidney Hisel originally from Fayette County, Kentucky and later a resident of Georgetown, Kentucky, talks about his WWII experiences as a seaman aboard an LST (Tank Landing Ship) during WWII, 1944-1946. Hisel discusses his family, his experiences during the Great Depression, including his family's work for the WPA, why he volunteered to serve in World War II at age seventeen, and why he specifically chose to join the Navy. He also discusses his difficulty in re-adapting to civilian life, his career in the printing trade, and his involvement with the restoration of the LST 325.

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2017oh330_scpl007

Interviewee Name

Sidney Hisel

Interviewer Name

James Bartek

Interview Date

2017-05-02

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Hisel, Sidney Interview by James Bartek. 02 May. 2017. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Hisel, S. (2017, May 02). Interview by J. Bartek. Scott County (Kentucky) Public Library: Scott County Veterans Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Hisel, Sidney, interview by James Bartek. May 02, 2017, Scott County (Kentucky) Public Library: Scott County Veterans Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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