Streaming Media

Description

Oral History interview of John D'Amore. Interview conducted by Price, Matthew at D'Amore's Residence.

Log

0:00 Introductions; 1:30 Family and childhood; 6:00 Infantry; 11:00 Basic Training; 12:00 Pearl Harbor; 17:00 Combat; 24:00 After service.

Date of Birth

1922-06-06

Place of Birth

Hamilton (Ont.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

War or Conflict

World War II

Status

Veteran

Branch of Service

U.S. Army

Unit of Service

Headquarters Company Division, 82nd Airborne

Highest Rank

Private First Class PFC

Service Related Injury

Yes

Battles

Battle of the Ardennes; Invasion of Normandy; Naples-Foggia; Battle of the Bulge; Battle of Rhineland

Medals

Good Conduct Medal; European-African-Middle Eastern Service Medal; Presidential Unit Citation; World War II Victory Medal

Achievements

Deliver for General Gavin, driver/escort for Marlene Dietrich

Country of Birth

Canada

Interviewer

Price, Matthew

Interview Date

Fall 10-6-2012

Location of Interview

D'Amore's Residence

Subjects

D'Amore, John A.; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives; United States. Army

Collection Description

Contains logs, audio and video recordings of interviews with Central Florida's veterans as part of a history class project for the students at the University of Central Florida (UCF). The UCF Community Veterans History Project(CVHP) started in fall 2010. It collects, preserves, and makes accessible to the public the experiences of Central Florida's veterans so that future generations will better understand the realities of conflict. It is a collaborative endeavor supported by multiple departments and offices at UCF. The veterans' histories are archived and made digitally available through the UCF library and selected materials are contributed to the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress.

Contributor Affiliation / Organization

RICHES; University of Central Florida

Contributors

Price, Matthew

Length of Interview

30 Minutes

Publisher

Department of History, University of Central Florida

Type

MovingImage, Video, Sound, Audio

Rights

All rights are held by the respective holding institution. This material is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce and/or for copyright information contact Special Collections and University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries, (407) 823-2576. http://library.ucf.edu/about/departments/special-collections-university-archives/

Repository

University of Central Florida Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives

Contributing Project

UCF Community Veterans History Project

Document Type

Interview

Semester

Fall

Share

COinS