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Stanley McCauley enlisted in the Navy in 1945 and served until 1946. He went to boot camp in San Diego, California, and then yeoman school at the Great Lakes Training Center in Chicago. He only served 18 months and did secretarial work, essentially, at the Great Lakes Training Center. He was interviewed by Suzette McCord-Rogers on Jan 1, 2007. McCauley was born February 10, 1927, in Hiawatha, Brown County. He attended Leona High School for two years and Highland Highland High School for two. He graduated from Highland H. S. in 1945. After his service he took vocational agricultural training from Highland Community College. He made his living as a farmer. He moved to Highland, Kansas, in 1992. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Doniphan County Historical Society (Troy) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.

Creator: McCauley, Stanley
Date: 1 January 2007

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Item Number: 212214
Call Number: World War II Oral Histories Project
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 212214

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