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Gilmore enlisted in the United States Army in 1941 and served until 1966 in the 23rd Fighter Group; Sixth Allied Topical Air Force. Interviewed by Brian Grubbs on Dec 12, 2006, Gilmore 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: Gilmore, Byron H.
Date: December 12, 2006

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Item Number: 212299
Call Number: World War II Oral Histories Project
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 212299

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