Interview with James Gilbert Edwards, August 19, 2003

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

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James Gilbert Edwards, who grew up in Louisville, Ky., served in the United States Navy, from 1941 to 1947. He joined the Navy at the age of 17 and attended boot camp at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Ill. He was assigned to the heavy cruiser USS New Orleans and was stationed at Pearl Harbor when it was attacked in December 1941.

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2012oh152_ochs054

Interviewee Name

James Gilbert Edwards

Interviewer Name

Dennis Fritz

Interview Date

2003-08-19

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Edwards, James Gilbert Interview by Dennis Fritz. 19 Aug. 2003. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Edwards, J.G. (2003, August 19). Interview by D. Fritz. Oldham County Historical Society: Oldham County Veterans Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Edwards, James Gilbert, interview by Dennis Fritz. August 19, 2003, 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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