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Document Details


Title: George Schwarz
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: Shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor my Grandfather enlisted in the Navy as a carpenter 1st class petty officer. He was stationed in the Pacific for the last year of the war on board the Naval escort carrier, the U.S.S. Barnes: 65 officers, 516 men. He was a part of the C&R (construction and repair) division and was soon promoted to the chief position in the work crew. ---Matt Schwarz
URL: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~amnornes/Schwarz.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1997 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Schwarz, George
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Document date: 1997
Interviewer: Schwarz, Matt
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: OHI0029305-32474