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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Kenneth F. Cameron papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2008 Box 1 (08.0001-08.0074), Folder: 08.0042 - Folder 1
Identifier: 08.0042
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Kenneth F. Cameron of Portland, Maine who provided a telephone interview on February 8, 2001, concerning his experiences in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The collection contains an oral history interview transcript. The transcript consists of an 8-page oral history interview. In the interview he discusses working in a shipyard, joining the Seabees, and the places he served in the Pacific. He talks about building for the war relief program, and Bundles for Britain. Some other topics Cameron discusses are working on LSTs while under fire from the Japanese, the climate in the South Pacific, catching malaria, weight loss, and returning home to a war...
Dates: 1941-1946; Other: Majority of material found within 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 02/14/2008; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-06-09

Roger Field collection

 File — Single Folder Collections - 2003 Box 2 (03.0030-03.0050), Folder: 03.0038 - Folder 1
Identifier: 03.0038
Content Description

This collection relates to Roger Field, who spent most World War II assisting as a civilian in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Field then attended Officer Candidate School in the summer of 1945 and worked for the Post-Hostilities Mapping Program in the Philippines after Japan's surrender. This collection contains an oral history transcript and short memoir where Field explains how his family military history in the military shaped his perceptions of the war and details the various opportunities for civilian engagement on the home front.

Dates: May 21, 2001; Event: Majority of material found within 1939-1948; Other: Date accessioned: 2003-01-30

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Bataan (Philippines : Province) 1
Camp Edwards (Mass.) 1
Camp O'Donnell (Capas, Philippines) 1
Camp Stoneman (Pittsburg, Calif.) 1
Civil defense 1