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Description

Oral History interview of Sallie Amato. Interview conducted by Phillip Roark at Westminster Towers, Orlando, Fl.

Log

0:44 Place of origin and parent occupations; 4:29 Education; 4:54 Family members in the Military; 5:31 Motivations for joining the Marine Corps; 16:00 Boot camp experience; 18:01 First days in the service; 26:50 Experience of a woman after boot camp in 1940s; 29:34 How woman were selected for their respective jobs; 37:38 Locations the veteran served at; 40:16 Uniform during service; 40:58 Experiences after the Marines; 48:22 Living conditions in the women's barracks; 50:02 A regular day while in the service; 52:28 Most memorable days while in the service; 64:03 Staying in touch with family while in the service; 67:15 How Mrs. Amato met her husband; 70:20 Occupation after the Marines; 72:45 Attributes many of the blessing in her life to serving in the Marines; 74:36 "Honor Flight" Experience; 77:36 Reflections on women serving in WWII.

Date of Birth

1923-11-06

Place of Birth

New Castle (Va.)

Gender

Female

Race

Unknown

Home State

Virginia

War or Conflict

World War II

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1943-10-01

2015-09-01

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Marines

Location of Service

Camp Le Juene (N.C.); Arlington (Va.)

Highest Rank

Field Music Sgt.

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

No

Achievements

Played bugle - Field Music.

City of Birth

New Castle

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Roark, Phillip

Interview Date

Fall 10-27-2015

Location of Interview

Westminster Towers, Orlando, Fl.

Subjects

Amato, Sallie; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives; Women and the military -- United States; United States. Marines

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

Roark, Phillip

Length of Interview

81 minutes

Publisher

Department of History, University of Central Florida

Type

video / mp4 DVD

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


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