Streaming Media

Description

Oral History interview of Alton G. Post. Interview conducted by Tyler Campbell.

Date of Birth

1920-12-26

Place of Birth

Zumbrota (Minn.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

Minnesota

War or Conflict

World War II

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1944-01-01

1978-01-01

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Army

Unit of Service

1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division; 34th Infantry Division

Highest Rank

Major General

Prisoner of War

No

Battles

Pusan Perimeter, Inchon Landing

Medals

Unspecified

Achievements

See video for details.

Note

Not applicable

City of Birth

Zumbrota

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Campbell, Tyler

Interview Date

Summer 6-8-2016

Subjects

Post, Alton G.; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives; United States. Army

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

Campbell, Tyler

Length of Interview

116 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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