Oral history interview of Mr. Roy F. Lisenmeyer. Interview conducted by Christian Bazley in Naples, Florida on November 1, 2018.
......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
Place of Birth
White - Non Hispanic
War or Conflict
World War II
Begin/End date of Service - 1st
Entrance into Service
Branch of Service
Unit of Service
Notre Dame; Camp Endicott
Location of Service
Notre Dame (Ind.); Okinawa Island (Japan); East Asia; Pacific Ocean
Prisoner of War
Service Related Injury
Battle of Okinawa
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal; World War II Victory Medal; Republic of Korea Nation Security Medal; American Theater Campaign Ribbon
Executive Officer of the 146th US Naval Battalion; Deputy Company Commander of the 15th US Naval Construction Battalion
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
Country of Birth
Location of Interview
Lisenmeyer, Roy F.; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives; United States. Navy
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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Central Florida, RICHES of, "Linsenmeyer, Roy F. interview" (2018). Veterans Oral Histories. 635.