Streaming Media

Log

0:00 High school teacher/pre-war life; 5:30 Going into Navy; 13:22 Working in ambulance/ delivered baby; 16:25 Volunteer Navy; 19:57 Taking the oath; 21:54 Army Corps hospital; 24:01 Medic training; 26:01 8th Beach Battalion; 33:01 Invasion of S. France

Place of Birth

Schenectady (N.Y.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

New York

War or Conflict

World War II

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1943-04-28

1950-04-28

Entrance into Service

Drafted

Branch of Service

U.S. Navy

Unit of Service

8th Beach Battalion

Location of Service

Unspecified

Highest Rank

Medical Field Technician

Battles

Unspecified

Medals

Unspecified

Achievements

See the video

City of Birth

Schenectady

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Marczyk, Jeffry

Interview Date

1-25-2011

Location of Interview

South Pasadena, FL

Subjects

Anderson, George A., Jr.; 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

Length of Interview

33:57 minutes

Publisher

Department of History, University of Central Florida

Type

Video; MovingImage

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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