Streaming Media

Description

Oral History interview of Hank Boudolph. Interview conducted by Kelly, Dylan at Boudolph Residence.

Log

0:01-3:00 Introductions; 3:01-4:33 First encounter with Navy; 4:34-10:30 Is rejected from Naval Reserve; discusses brother who was taken as prisoner of war. Enlists in navy; 10:31-20:00 First combat experience in New Guinea, talks about how boot camp prepared him, goes to Bremerton Naval Base in 1941; 20:01-32:07 Is transferred to LST 463; 32:08-41:47 Moves to Philippines; describes the Marines on his ship; enrolls at Syracuse University; 42:46-49:13 Has two daughters; 49:14-EOI (End of interview)-Discusses tragedy of War, his opposition to current war; and the ego boost from serving.

Date of Birth

1923-01-11

Place of Birth

Charleston (S.C.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

South Carolina

War or Conflict

World War II

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1941-02-01

1947-02-01

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Navy

Unit of Service

APC 18, LST 463

Location of Service

Unspecified

Highest Rank

Chief Petty Officer; CPO

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

No

Battles

Unspecified

Medals

Navy and Marine Corps Medal for Heroism

Achievements

See video for details.

Note

Not applicable

City of Birth

Charleston

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Kelly, Dylan

Interview Date

Summer 7-19-2012

Location of Interview

Boudolph Residence

Subjects

Boudolph, Hank Anthony; World War, 1939-1945 -- 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

Kelly, Dylan

Length of Interview

60 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

Summer


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