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Document Details


Title: Alden Jacobs
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Rutgers University. History Department. Oral History Archives of World War II
Collection: Rutgers Oral History Archives of World War II Web Archive
Description: An Interview with Alden F. Jacobs, for the Rutgers Oral History Archives of World War II. Interview conducted by Kurt Piehler and Jennifer Bernstein in New Brunswick, New Jersey, on October 28, 1996. Transcript by Jennifer Bernstein and Shaun Illingworth and Alden F. Jacobs and Sandra Stewart Holyoak. Permission to quote from this transcript must be obtained from the Rutgers Oral History Archives of World War II.
URL: http://oralhistory.rutgers.edu/Interviews/jacobs_alden.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1996 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Jacobs, Alden F.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Document location: New Brunswick, NJ
Document date: 28-Oct-1996
Interviewer: Bernstein, Jennifer; Piehler, Kurt
Organizations discussed: U.S. Army; U.S. Army Air Force, 1918-1947; U.S. Marine Corps; U.S. Navy
Historical events discussed: Battle for the Ryukyus, March 19-June 21, 1945; Bombing of Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941; Great Depression, 1929-1941; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Asia; Europe; Germany; Hawaii; Japan; North America; Pearl Harbor, HI; Russia; Ryukyu Islands, Japan; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; Battle for the Ryukyus, March 19-June 21, 1945; Bombing of Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941; Draft; Emigration and immigration; Europe; Family--History; Germany; Great Depression, 1929-1941; Hawaii; Japan; Military service, Voluntary; North America; Oral history; Pearl Harbor, HI; Pogroms--Russia; Russia; Ryukyu Islands, Japan; Soldiers; U.S. Army; U.S. Army Air Force, 1918-1947; U.S. Marine Corps; U.S. Navy; United States; United States--Armed Forces; United States--Military history; World War II, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Japan; World War, 1939-1945--War work
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0024944-26746