Streaming Media

Description

Oral History interview of Thomas Greenhaw. Interview conducted by Grande, John at UCF.

Log

0:24 Birthplace; 0:31 Parents; 0:39 Siblings; 0:47 Childhood; 1:16 Education; 1:30 Family Service; 1:42 Why Join the Navy; 2:27 Recruitment Process; 2:53 Boot Camp, Recruit Division Commanders; 5:47 Routine Day at Boot Camp; 6:51 Hospital Course School (San Diego); 9:01 Liberty; 9:25 Cold-Weather Training; 10:43 Station at Kaneohe (Hawaii); 12:08 Fourth Marines Assignment; 12:21 Routine Day; 14:34 No Unusual Days; 14:43 Friendship; 15:12 Recreation, Exploring Hawaii; 16:54 Fourth Marines, Drumming Out; 20:27 Overnight Naval Trip; 21:14 Mail Correspondence (Continued); 21:39 Cost of Living; 22:30 Entertainment; 23:01 Differences In Rank; 25:23 Leave, Christmas; 26:04 Discharged, San Francisco; 28:09 Medals and Citations; 28:20 Highest Rank Received; 28:27 Reserves; 29:14 Dental School, Studying History; 29:42 Humorous Stories; 33:09 Regrets; 33:50 Fourth Marines (Continued); 35:50 Drills In Hawaii; 37:08 Military Life; 39:45 Navy College PACE; 42:25 Travel, Australia; 46:44 Closing Comments; 49:03 End of Interview.

Date of Birth

1933-04-29

Place of Birth

El Dorado (Ariz.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

Arizona

War or Conflict

Cold War Era

Status

Veteran

1957-11-02

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Navy

Unit of Service

4th Marine Div.

Location of Service

Kaneohe Bay Marine Corp Base (Kaneohe, Hawaii)

Highest Rank

HM-3

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

No

Achievements

Please see video.

Note

Occupation: Hospital Corpsmen.

City of Birth

El Dorado

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Grande, John

Interview Date

Fall 11-16-2016

Location of Interview

UCF

Subjects

Greenhaw Thomas D.; Cold War -- 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

Grande, John

Length of Interview

50 Minutes

Publisher

Department of History, University of Central Florida

Type

video / mp4; DVD; MTS

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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