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Document Details


Title: William Wells
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 I. Wells, for the Rutgers Oral History Archives of World War II. Interview conducted by Sandra Stewart Holyoak in Venice, Florida, on September 11, 2001. Transcript by Domingo Duarte and Shaun Illingworth and William I. Wells 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/wells_william.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2001 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Wells, William I., 1921-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 7-Dec-1921
Speaker place of birth: New York, NY; New York; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Age at speaking: 80
Document location: Venice, FL
Document date: 11-Sep-2001
Interviewer: Holyoak, Sandra Stewart
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: OHI0025110-26958