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Roy Frazier enlisted in the Navy in 1944 and served until 1946 in the Armed Guard aboard the San Lucas and the Juliel Dumont. The Armed Guard was part of the Navy but they provided defense of merchant ships, with 28 men from the Navy assigned per ship. Frazier did basic training in Farragut, Idaho, and additional training at a San Diego gunnery school. He was born near Mayetta, Kansas on Jaunuary 5, 1924. Frazier was interviewed by Suzette McCord-Rogers on Nov 11, 2007, about his 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 Doniphan County Historical Society (Troy) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.

Creator: Frazier, Roy Everett
Date: November 11, 2007

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Item Number: 218597
Call Number: World War II Oral Histories Project
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 218597

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