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0:00-0:16 Credits; 0:16-1:28 Background questions – time and place of enlistment; 1:28-4:30 Time at the Dental College and the V-12; 4:30-5:30 Most memorable experience – marine boot camp; 5:30-5:56 Mr. Prince talks about his medals; 5:56-7:25 Experience on the home front during the war; 7:25-8:35 Mr. Prince remembers Pearl Harbor – glad to serve; 8:35-9:30 Dental school and grades, working hard; 9:30-10:15 Paris Island – traveling; 10:15-11:05 Asked about photos from the service; 11:05-11:40 GI Bill; 11:40-12:00 Close friends and relationships; 12:00-12:15 Veteran organizations; 12:15-13:04 Asked about his view of perceived mistakes during the war; 13:04-13:44 Was the war preventable?; 13:44-14:18 The service made him a better person; 14:18-14:55 Biggest misconception about WWII; 14:55-16:15 Years between and after the war—his private practice; 16:15-16:38 American Legion and reunions; 16:38-17:45 Explains rations – hardships

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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 collaborativeendeavor 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


Department of History, University of Central Florida


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University of Central Florida Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives

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UCF Community Veterans History Project

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