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Document Details


Title: Anonymous Merchant Seaman
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Collection: Personal Oral History
Description: A Merchant Seaman's Memory of World War II He is 79 years old, retired and living in Neptune Beach, Florida. After a life spent on and around ships, he suffers from severe emphysema caused by the asbestos insulation used in engine rooms. He traveled to France for the 50th anniversary of D- Day and was awarded the Legion of Honor by the French government.
URL: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~amnornes/jessica.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1998 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Anonymous Merchant Seaman
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Seaman
Document date: 1998
Interviewer: Curtin, Jessica
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Michigan; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Biography; Interviews; Local history; Michigan; Michigan--History; North America; Oral history; United States; United States--History; World War II, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029291-32438