Streaming Media

Description

Oral history interview of Cliff Haynes Prince, Jr. Interview conducted by Winsome Silcott at Mr. Prince's Residence

Log

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

Date of Birth

October 1924

Place of Birth

Dublin (Ga.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

Georgia

War or Conflict

World War II; Korean Conflict

Status

Veteran

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Navy

Unit of Service

V-12 (5), Emory University

Location of Service

Atlanta (Ga.)

Highest Rank

Apprentice Seaman; Captain; CAPT

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

No

Medals

American Theater Medal; World War II Victory Medal; National Defense Service Medal

Achievements

See the Video

Note

Emory University School of Dentistry

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Silcott, Winsome; Skora, Jared; Burns, Chris

Interview Date

11-1-2010

Location of Interview

Mr. Prince's Residence

Subjects

Prince, Cliff H., Jr.; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives; Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal Narratives; United States. Navy

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

Silcott, Winsome; Skora, Jared; Burns, Chris

Length of Interview

25 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


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