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Document Details


Title: William G. Van Allen
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 William G. Van Allen, for the Rutgers Oral History Archives of World War II. Interview conducted by G. Kurt Piehler and Sandra Holyoak, in Somerset, New Jersey, on May 10, 1996. Transcript by Patrick Rinato and Elise Krotiuk. 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/van_allen_william.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1996 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Van Allen, William G.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Document location: Somerset, NJ
Document date: 10-May-1996
Interviewer: Holyoak, Sandra Stewart; 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; Great Depression, 1929-1941; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Asia; Europe; Germany; Japan; North America; Okinawa, Japan; Russia; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; Battle for the Ryukyus, March 19-June 21, 1945; Draft; Emigration and immigration; Europe; Family--History; Germany; Great Depression, 1929-1941; Japan; Military service, Voluntary; North America; Okinawa, Japan; 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--Japan; World War, 1939-1945--War work
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025095-26942