Oral History interview of George Fotieo. Interview conducted by Clayton, Daniel at Veteran's Residence.
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
Place of Birth
New York (N.Y.)
White - Non Hispanic
War or Conflict
World War II
Begin/End date of Service - 1st
Entrance into Service
Branch of Service
Unit of Service
Counter Intelligence Corps
Location of Service
Fort Hood (Tex.); Fort Holabird (Md.)
Prisoner of War
Service Related Injury
Victory Medal; Good Conduct Medal; Expert Marksman Badge
See video for details.
City of Birth
New York City
Country of Birth
Location of Interview
Fotieo, George; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives; United States. Army
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
Length of Interview
Department of History, University of Central Florida
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University of Central Florida Libraries, Special Collections & University Archives
UCF Community Veterans History Project
George, Fotieo, "Fotieo, George interview" (2016). Veterans Oral Histories. 518.