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Binns enlisted in the Navy in 1936 and served in the Melville, U.S.S. Bittern. Interviewed by Luke Thompson on May 9, 2003, Binns 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 Watkins Community Museum of History (Lawrence) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.

Creator: Binns, Donald A.
Date: May 9, 2003

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Item Number: 212282
Call Number: World War II Oral Histories Project
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 212282

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