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Document Details


Title: Richard J. Mercer
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 Richard J. Mercer, for the Rutgers Oral History Archives of World War II. Interview conducted by G. Kurt Piehler and Rob Archer in New Brunswick, New Jersey, on November 17, 1995. Transcript by Rob Archer and G. Kurt Piehler. 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/mercer_richard.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1995 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Mercer, Richard J.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Document location: New Brunswick, NJ
Document date: 17-Nov-1995
Interviewer: Archer, Rob; 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 of the Bulge, December 16, 1944-January 16, 1945; Great Depression, 1929-1941; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Ardennes; Asia; Belgium; Europe; Germany; North America; Russia; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Ardennes; Asia; Battle of the Bulge, December 16, 1944-January 16, 1945; Belgium; Draft; Emigration and immigration; Europe; Family--History; Germany; Great Depression, 1929-1941; Military service, Voluntary; North America; Oral history; Pogroms--Russia; Russia; 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--Belgium; World War, 1939-1945--War work
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025009-26835