Streaming Media

Description

Oral history interview of Joanne Marla (DeLuca) Young. Interview conducted by James F. Roberts at interviewee's home in Edgewater, Florida.

Log

0:04 Introduction; 0:23 Biographical information; 1:42 Motivations for joining; 2:54 Basic training start; 4:00 Basic training separated by sex; 4:44 What was learned; 5:47 Chemical warfare training; 6:29 Live fire training; 7:20 Pay; 7:56 Self defense training; 8:41 Firing range; 9:06 Free time; 10:05 Graduation; 10:36 Transition to Army life; 11:06 Drill sergeants; 11:47 Additional training; 12:06 Difference between basic and AIT; 12:30 AIT itself; 13:25 After training; 13:50 Unit assigned to; 14:06 Base in Germany; 14:48 Role within unit; 16:49 Trip across the Atlantic; 17:37 Typical day; 17:58 Alert; 18:35 Break in interview - see file 006_1, restart time mark with new file; 0:06 Alert; 0:16 Additional classes in Germany; 1:04 Officers; 1:42 Stationed only in Germany; 1:50 Down-time; 2:32 On leave; 5:28 Ordeal returning from leave; 6:24 German cultural differences; 7:40 Bought a car; 8:03 German soldiers; 8:55 Trip to the border of East/West Germany; 10:06 Correspondence Home; 11:06 Length of time in service/and leaving service.

Date of Birth

1957-07-27

Place of Birth

Brockton (Mass.)

Gender

Female

Race

Unspecified

Home State

Massachusetts

War or Conflict

Cold War Era

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1977-05-02

1980-05-02

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Army

Unit of Service

574th Personnel Division

Location of Service

Hanau (Germany)

Highest Rank

Unspecified

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

No

Battles

Unspecified

Medals

Unspecified

Achievements

See video for details.

Note

Training - Basic, AIT, Chemical warfare, Live fire, Self-defense

City of Birth

Brockton

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Roberts, James F.

Interview Date

4-25-2011

Location of Interview

Edgewater, FL.

Subjects

Young, Joanne M.; Cold War -- Personal Narratives; Women and the military -- United States; Army; Germany; East Germany; West Germany

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

Roberts, James F.

Length of Interview

37 minutes

Publisher

Department of History, University of Central Florida

Type

Audio; Sound

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

Article


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