Interview with Harry E. Alvey, April 28, 1989

Project: American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project

Interview Summary

served as a Torpedoman 2nd Class aboard two submarines; mentions duty on the USS (Pargo?) - went on four war patrols (areas of action - China Sea-- Yellow Sea-- Philippines and Japan); talks about service on board the USS Paddle (went on nine war patrols) - describes sinking the Japanese ship (Shingo?) which carried American prisoners of war-- tells another story about an American prisoner of war escaping from a sinking ship; describes patrolling the Yellow Sea - dodging mines-- talks about suffering through a depth charge attack-- screening process for submarine duty (the USS Paddle sunk two man of war ships and ten merchant ships)

Interview Accession

1989oh119_ww125

Interviewee Name

Harry E. Alvey

Interviewer Name

Arthur L. Kelly

Interview Date

1989-04-28

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Alvey, Harry E. Interview by Arthur L. Kelly. 28 Apr. 1989. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Alvey, H.E. (1989, April 28). 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.

Alvey, Harry E., interview by Arthur L. Kelly. April 28, 1989, American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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