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Dr. Evan Adolph Peterson enlisted in the Navy in 1942 and served until 1946 in the Landing Craft Infantry (LCI) 432. He was stationed in New Guinea, Leyte Bay, and the Philippines. He describes details of his service in the Pacific. He joined the Kansas Air National Guard in 1963. He used the G. I. Bill to attend medical school and he practiced his whole career in Wathena, Kansas. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 25, 1924. He was interviewed by Suzette McCord-Rogers on Jan 1, 2007. 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: Peterson, Dr. Evan Adolph
Date: 1 January 2007

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Item Number: 212218
Call Number: World War II Oral Histories Project
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 212218

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