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McAtee enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1943 and served until 1946 in the C Company, 1st Battalion, 28th Marines, 5th Division. Interviewed by Marian Poe on May 8, 2006, McAtee talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the community institutions receiving grants. The transcript of the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Rice County Historical Society (Lyons) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.
Creator: McAtee, Victor Allen
Date: May 8, 2006
Item Number: 211415
Call Number: World War II Oral Histories Project
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211415
Collections - Oral History - Kansas Veterans of World War II - Rice County Historical Society, Lyons, KS
Date - 2000s - 2006
Military - Service - Marines
Military - Wars - World War II
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Film
Places - Cities and towns - Lyons
Places - Counties - Rice
Thematic Time Period - World War II, 1939-1945
Type of Material - Film and video