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Oestereich enlisted in the Navy in 1943 and served until 1946 in the U.S.S. Natoma Bay CVE 62, Composite Squadron 9 (VC9), Carrier Aircraft Service Unit (CASU 21). Interviewed by David Fasgold on Jul 11, 2006, Oestereich 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 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 Greater Barber County Historical Action Assn and through the Kansas State Historical Society.

Creator: Oestereich, Russell
Date: 11 July 2006

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Item Number: 211429
Call Number: World War II Oral Histories Project
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211429

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