Oral history interview with James Carlew, 2004 March 25, excerpt 03
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DescriptionAn excerpt from an oral history interview with Nashville veteran James Carlew, conducted on 25 March 2004 by Larry Patterson as part of the Nashville Public Library's Veterans History Project. Carlew, who served in the Navy during World War II and in the Army in the Korean War discusses his first duty overseas in the Navy during World War II, when he was just 16 years old. Although initially excited, he protested to his commanding officer that he was too young. His first assignment was to bury Japanese dead on Okinawa. The complete interview, as well as an index, is available in the repository.
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