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Description

Oral history interview of Mr. Roy F. Lisenmeyer. Interview conducted by Christian Bazley in Naples, Florida on November 1, 2018.

Log

......42:50 Proudest Accomplishment of Service; 45: 10 What was your final rank upon service? 50: 10 Are you a member of any veterans’ organizations? 50:40 Advising the President; 58:00 Do you have any regrets? 58:15 Any younger kin in the military? 59:00 What advice would you give to someone considering to join the military? 59:35 Vietnam War; 1:02:40 Message for Future Generations.

Date of Birth

1921-05-09

Place of Birth

Braddock (Pa.)

Gender

Male

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

Pennsylvania

War or Conflict

World War II

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

Unspecified

1986-01-01

Entrance into Service

Commissioned

Branch of Service

U.S. Navy

Unit of Service

Notre Dame; Camp Endicott

Location of Service

Notre Dame (Ind.); Okinawa Island (Japan); East Asia; Pacific Ocean

Highest Rank

Vice Admiral

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

No

Battles

Battle of Okinawa

Medals

Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal; World War II Victory Medal; Republic of Korea Nation Security Medal; American Theater Campaign Ribbon

Achievements

Executive Officer of the 146th US Naval Battalion; Deputy Company Commander of the 15th US Naval Construction Battalion

Note

The veteran contributed heavily to the development of new weapons and tactics for fighting Guerilla Warfare and assisted US allies in the Pacific region in the purchase and employment of weapons and equipment for their prospective military establishments.

City of Birth

Braddock

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Bazley, Christian

Interview Date

Fall 11-1-2018

Location of Interview

Naples, Florida

Subjects

Lisenmeyer, Roy F.; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives; United States. Navy

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

Bazley, Christian

Length of Interview

63 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


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