Streaming Media

Description

Oral History interview of George Fotieo. Interview conducted by Clayton, Daniel at Veteran's Residence.

Log

0:24 Birthplace; 0:36 Parents; 0:52 Siblings; 0:58 Childhood; 1:34 Education; 2:25 Family Service; 2:47 Family Reaction; 3:06 Being Drafted; 4:18 Boot Camp; 5:06 First Impressions; 6:07 Kitchen Patrol; 6:28 Training; 8:34 Drill Sergeants; 9:41 Advanced Training; 10:49 Learning to Drive; 11:44 Intelligence Work; 13:30 Getting Promoted; 14:07 Intelligence Training; 14:54 Chosen for Position; 15:19 Routine Day; 16:07 Commanders; 16:36 Fort Bragg; 17:29 Medals and Citations; 18:22 Expert Marksmanship; 18:36 Going Back to School; 19:09 Civilian Life; 19:24 Traveling, Cemeteries; 21:07 Keeping In Touch; 21:25 Closing Comments; 22:14 End of Interview.

Date of Birth

1924-01-05

Place of Birth

New York (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

1944-01-10

1946-01-10

Entrance into Service

Drafted

Branch of Service

U.S. Army

Unit of Service

Counter Intelligence Corps

Location of Service

Fort Hood (Tex.); Fort Holabird (Md.)

Highest Rank

Sergeant; SGT

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

No

Battles

Unspecified

Medals

Victory Medal; Good Conduct Medal; Expert Marksman Badge

Achievements

See video for details.

Note

Not applicable

City of Birth

New York City

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Clayton, Daniel

Interview Date

Fall 11-8-2016

Location of Interview

Veteran's residence

Subjects

Fotieo, George; 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

Clayton, Daniel

Length of Interview

23 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 & University Archives

Contributing Project

UCF Community Veterans History Project

Document Type

Interview

Semester

Fall


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