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Document Details


Title: Bennie Compton
Local code: AFC/2001/001/607
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress
Collection: Veterans History Project
URL: http://lcweb2.loc.gov/cocoon/vhp/story/loc.natlib.afc2001001.00607/transcript?ID=sr0001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2002 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Compton, Bennie, 1924-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 21-Sep-1924
Speaker place of birth: Towanda, IL; Illinois; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Age at speaking: 78
Document location: Pekin, IN
Document date: 05-Apr-2002
Interviewer: McClain, Patricia
Organizations discussed: U.S. Navy
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Australia; North America; Oceania; Pacific Ocean; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Australia; North America; Oceania; Oral history; Pacific Ocean; U.S. Navy; United States; United States--Armed Forces; World War II, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Veterans
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0031718-34925