Tape stock length: 60 min
Running Time: 10 min
WestConn coach Ted Hines recounts his personal experiences during World War II.
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0-10 Min: Wartime remembrance; Dec. 7, 1941 (Pearl Harbor); was listening to the newsflash about the attack on the radio; heard President Roosevelt; Father fought in WW I; Feelings about the war; great American pride and support shown at home; hope for it to end quickly; Involvement of those personally known; uncles and cousins; one cousin was a major in Guadalcanal, another a fighter pilot and col. In the Marines; two uncles fought in Sippan; 1st cousin fought under Gen. Patton, but his squadron was killed fighting Rommell, he survived but never the same and died an alcoholic at home; War to him; too young to know much; Holocaust was a tragic event as was the dropping of Atomic bombs; Wartime economy; factories made money making supplies for war; food shortage and rationing
“Ted Hines (interview).” Herb Janick Papers, MS012. WCSU Archives, 9 July 2019. Accessed on the Web: 18 Feb. 2020.
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