Authors

Rose Roger

Streaming Media

Description

Oral History interview of Roger Rose. Interview conducted by Bradfield, Daniel at Veteran's Retirement Community, Winter Park, FL.

Log

0:01 Introduction; 0:29 Early Life/ Parent's Occupation; 1:18 Brother's training accident and death during military service; 3:10 Education/ Reason for joining the Navy; 5:45 Family's military service; 6:17 Flight Training; 8:30 Additional Flight Training; 9:45 Assignment to Ft. Lauderdale/ TBF Flight Training; 11:05 Description of the Grumman TBF Plane; 12:25 Assignment to Glenville, IL/ Qualification to Land on an Aircraft Carrier; 13:30 Assignment to Seattle, Washington/ Further training on Aircraft Carrier; 14:04 Assignment to San Diego, California/ Pacific cruise; 17:12 Mission with War Correspondent, Hal Boyle; 18:00 Continued Description of Pacific Cruise; 19:55 Assignment in Miami/ Training requirement; 20:57 Honorable Discharge; 21:08 Favorite Plane; 22:38 Anti-Submarine Unit/ Description of Duty; 27:02 Favorite Recreation places/ Guantanamo Bay; 28:05 Remaining in-contact with Family while overseas; 28:37 Medals Awarded; 29:00 Career after Military Service/ Gulf Oil Career; 30:36 Home life after the military; 31:30 Piloting after Military; 32:35 Anecdote about Night Flying Exercises; 34:48 Education after leaving the Navy; 35:25 Life after leaving the military; 35:42 Reflection on Military Career; 37:21 Advice for perspective sailors/ Reflection on Naval Flying Training; 38:40 Conclusion.

Date of Birth

1924-09-28

Place of Birth

Saint Paul (Minn.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

Minnesota

War or Conflict

World War II

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1942-01-01

1961-04-26

Entrance into Service

Commissioned

Branch of Service

U.S. Naval Reserve

Unit of Service

V5 Program

Location of Service

Fort Lauderdale (Fla.); Glenville (Ill.); Seattle (Wash.); San Diego (Calif.); Miami (Fla.)

Highest Rank

Lieutenant; LT

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

No

Battles

Unspecified

Medals

Unspecified

Achievements

See video for details.

Note

"Got deployed to Pearl Harbor in August of 1945 and the war ended before he saw combat." - The Interviewer.

City of Birth

Saint Paul

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Bradfield, Daniel

Interview Date

Summer 6-29-2016

Location of Interview

Veteran's Retirement Community, Winter Park, FL.

Subjects

Rose, Roger; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives; United States. Naval Reserve

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

Bradfield, Daniel

Length of Interview

38 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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